The Institute of Medical Ethics (IME)

is a charitable organisation dedicated to improving education and debate in medical ethics. The IME is founder and co-owner of the Journal of Medical Ethics...

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The Postgraduate Student Committee are recruiting!

The PSC consists of an interdisciplinary group of postgraduate students working in bioethics, broadly defin...

Proposal to organise and host the Postgraduate Bioethics Conference 2019

The PGBC aims to hold the Postgraduate Bioethics Conference each year at different institutions across the ...

Toni Saad, final year student at Cardiff University, was the recipient of a 2018 IME Elective Bursary. Read his report below ...

Conscientious Objection in Healthcare April 2018, Anscombe Bioethics Centre, Oxford, UK For two weeks of my...

Below is a report from Lydia Daniels, third year medical student at Imperial College London, who was given an IME grant to attend our Spring Conference: Rights, Access & Entitlement to Healthcare on 9 March 2018

  I was given the opportunity to attend the 12th Annual IME Spring (Education) Conference entitled R...

Briefing Note: Nuffield Council on Bioethics: Ethical challenges in bioscience and health policy for the UK Parliament

  This briefing document sets out four key ethical challenges in bioscience and health policy for...

Latest events

Postgraduate Bioethics Workshop: Critically Engaging The Public - Why, Who, and How?

Public Engagement (PE) is an increasingly important aspect of research. Not only do funders expect research...

ICCEC 2019

15th International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC) It’s the Organization, Stupid! Clin...

Intensive Course on Nursing Ethics

7th Edition of the Intensive Course on Foundational Approaches, Contemporary and Educational Issues in Nurs...

The 2nd IME Ethics Education after Medical School Symposium: Supporting the Vulnerable Practitioner

14 September 2018, Woburn House, London (Immediately before The 3rd Lewis Headley Public Lecture The Ethics...

Putting Empathy into practice

  October 9th Putting Empathy into practice, Royal Society of Medicine, London. Evidence suggests that...