A non-profit educational & research organization devoted to critical thought in health law, medicine, bioethics, and patient care. ASLME offers 2 nationally known peer-reviewed journals, as well as national conferences on emerging topics in law & medicine.
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH)
The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) is a professional society of more than 1,200 individuals, organizations, and institutions interested in bioethics and humanities. This Web site, established in January 1998, is intended initially to serve as a source of information about ASBH for members and prospective members. It also will serve as a resource for anyone interested in bioethics and humanities by providing a group of further on-line resources and links to aid finding other related information through the Internet.
Applied Research Ethics National Association (ARENA)
ARENA is a national service organization for professionals concerned with issues relating to the protection of human subjects, the humane care and treatment of animals, scientific misconduct, eithical decision-making in healthcare, and other ethical issues pertaining to biomedical and behavioral research.
The Bioethics Network of Ohio (BENO)
The Bioethics Network of Ohio (BENO) is a non-profit organization founded to provide information, promote knowledge and improve practice among persons concerned with bioethics. The network is comprised of individuals and institutions. It promotes collaboration and communication among its members on bioethical issues, and serves as an educational resource for both professionals and the public.
EDUBIOETHICS will improve the existing educational programs on bioethics between 11 international University teams by providing a multicultural, multidisciplinary and multi-religious approach. Three main topics will be addressed: beginning of life, organ transplantation, and end of life.
EthicShare is a free tool for online research in bioethics. It pulls records from NLM's PubMed, OCLC's WorldCat, RSS news feeds, and other sources to compile a comprehensive collection of materials related to practical ethics and bioethics. The collection includes journal articles, editorials, legal cases, newspaper articles, book reviews, interviews, case reports, non-US government documents, and more. Users can save records to folders they create and export these records to bibliographic management software. There is also a calendar of events. Users can submit their own events by filling out a simple form.
Basic Resources in Bioethics
This bibliography of works selected from the collection of the National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature is provided as a guide to the literature for persons interested in medical ethics and biomedical research. It represents a cross-section of works available in English selected to help those working in the field begin their research.
Center for Applied Ethics - University of British Columbia
WWW online resources for Biomedical and Health Care Ethics. Contains a link to "print resources": A listing of respected books and journals in the field. A good starting point for doing research in the Bioethics / Health Care Ethics areas.
This site includes a database of recent doctoral disserations pertaining to the field of medical humanities, including the field of biomedical ethics.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
This website contains a broad collage of annotated web linksThe listed resources and organizations provide background information and various positions on issues in bioethics.
National Bioethics Advisory Commission (NBAC)
The NBAC provides advice and make recommendations to the National Science and Technology Council and to other appropriate government entities regarding the appropriateness of departmental, agency, or other governmental programs, policies, assignments, missions, guidelines, and regulations as they relate to bioethical issues arising from research on human biology and behavior. The NBAC also identifies broad principles to govern the ethical conduct of research, citing specific projects only as illustrations for such principles.
Medical Journal Directory
Medical journals are publications used to disseminate information and keep medical professionals current in research, advances, and new techniques that are constantly occurring in their medical fields. Many articles featured in medical journals are written and submitted by medical doctors who specialize in a particular branch of medicine. These articles are then reviewed and edited by more medical specialists before being published in medical journals. Most medical journals are associated with one or more medical associations.
Large database of hundreds of links. Searchable by category.