Since 1986, the MacLean Center’s internationally renowned medical ethics fellowship program has graduated more than 425 fellows, many of whom hold endowed professorships and direct ethics programs around the globe.

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Lecture Series

Since 1981, the MacLean Center has sponsored an annual lecture series examining ethical aspects of one health-related topic each year. The topic in 2018-19 is Improving Value in the U.S Health Care System.

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Each November, The MacLean Center hosts the Dorothy J. MacLean Fellows Conference on topics related to clinical medical ethics. The conference spans two days and draws speakers and audiences from all over the world.

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Seeking solutions near and far to reduce health disparities

August 28, 2018—Marshall Chin, MD, MPH, and Monica Peek, MD, MPH provide insight regarding their work on reducing health disparities.

Dr. Padela to speak at Rome workshop on informed consent

January 22, 2018—Dr. Padela will speak at a workshop on "A Multicultural and Interreligious Perspective on Informed Consent," held Feb 21-23.

Latest Seminar Series Video

"Empowerment: An Ethical Dilemma" - Mamta Swaroop, MD

Mamta Swaroop, Associate Professor of Surgery at Northwestern’s Feinberg School of Medicine, gives a talk in the MacLean Center’s series on Ethical Issues in Violence, Trauma, & Trauma Surgery.