Bioethics Centers and Networks

Bioethics Network of Ohio

Bochum Center for Medical Ethics

Boston University Health Law Department

Bowling Green State University Applied Philosophy Department

Center for Clinical Ethics & Humanities in Health Care (Buffalo, NY)

Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, King's College London

The Hastings Center

The Institute for the Medical Humanities at the University of Texas Medical Branch

The Joseph and Rose Kenedy Institute of Ethics

MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics

Medical College of Wisconsin Center for the Study of Bioethics

Ohio University Institute for Applied and Professional Ethics

The Poynter Center

University of Minnesota Center for Bioethics

University of Pennsylvania Center for Bioethics

University of Pittsburgh Center for Bioethics and Health Law

University of San Diego Institute for Ethics

University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics

University of Virginia's Center for Biomedical Ethics


Regulatory and Accrediting Bodies

USA Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (A Division of DHHS)

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)

National Committee for Quality Assurance(NCQA)


Ethics Societies

American Philosophical Association

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities

American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics

Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE)

Society for Bioethics and Classical Philosophy


Professional Organizations

The American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine

American Geriatrics Society

American Hospital Association

American Medical Association

American Nurses Association


Graduate Programs in Bioethics and the Medical Humanities

Bowling Green State University

Case Western Reserve University

Duquesne University

Loma Linda University

Loyola University of Chicago

Medical College of Wisconsin

McGill University

Rice University

Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center

Saint Louis University

Trinity International University

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pittsburgh

University of Utah

University of Virginia


Information Resources

Bioethics Discussion Pages

Bioethics Resources on the Web (National Institutes of Health)

Ohio Hospital Association's publication "Choices" (educational material about advance directives).

National Library of Medicine's PubMed

MedWeb Plus: Bioethics


Special Topics

International Network on Brain Death

Literature and Medicine Database
An annotated bibliography of prose and poetry for use in health/pre-health and liberal arts settings

Managed Care Forum
Moderated topical forums, updated on a daily basis. This page was created by the American Medical Specialty Organization, Inc., (AMSO) to facilitate a national dialog on issues surrounding managed health care.