The Center for Bioethics faculty members conduct empirical and normative research on ethical issues in the practice of medicine. Sample research subjects include end-of-life care, organ transplantation, allocation of resources, and informed consent.

The Center's activities include post-doctoral training, faculty seminars, and public events. Complete information is available at the following web site: The Center for Bioethics

Center for Bioethics Faculty Leadership:

  • Rebecca Brendel, Director of the Master's in Bioethics Program, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Edward M. Hundert, Daniel D. Federman, MD Professor in Residence in Global Health and Social Medicine
  • Christine Mitchell, Executive Director, Center for Bioethics, and Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine
  • Mildred Solomon, Bioethics Fellowship Director, Professor of Anaesthesia, Part-time
  • Robert D. Truog, Center Director, Frances Glessner Lee Professor of Legal Medicine, and Professor of Anaesthesia (Pediatrics)

The Center of Bioethics faculty also founded the Harvard University Program on Ethics and Health, which is discontinued. For more information, see The Harvard University Program on Ethics and Health (PEH).