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Awards and Honors

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Cornerstone Award

The MacLean Center received the Cornerstone Award on October 25, 2013 from the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities for “outstanding contributions from an institution that has helped shape the direction of the fields of bioethics and/or medical humanities.” The MacLean Center is honored to join the three other institutions that have received this award in the past: the Hastings Center, the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, and the Institute for Medical Humanities at Galveston, Texas.

The MacLean Center Prize

The MacLean Center Prize in Clinical Ethics and Health Outcomes celebrates individuals who have made transformative contributions to the field of clinical medical ethics through scholarship, practice, leadership, and policy development. The MacLean Center Prize of $50,000 is the largest prize in Clinical Medical Ethics, a practical approach that helps patients, families, and health professionals reach good clinical decisions. Clinical Medical Ethics achieves this by taking into account both the medical facts of the situation as well as the patient’s personal preferences and values.

Past Recipients of the MacLean Center Prize