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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COVID-19 Ethics Guidance

COVID-19 Ethics Guidance   Current guidance published in the last few days or weeks on ethical decision ...

Announcement: IME Conference 2nd & 3rd July 2020

With the number of detected Covid-19 cases continuing to grow and uncertainty around when current restricti...

Grants & Awards: Covid-19

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, we have regrettably suspended our conference and institutional grant...

Review: IME Student Conference 2020

The IME Student Conference 'Ethical Considerations in the Pursuit of Perfection' took place on Saturday 8th...

Georgia Scott, a final year medical student at University of Birmingham attended the PET conference 'Reality Check: A realistic look at assisted conception' December '19 after successfully applying for one of the IME-funded student places offered by PET.

Georgia has written an article summarising the conference which has been featured on the British Medic...

Latest events

Announcement: IME 2020 Conference: 'Maintaining trust in medicine in a "post truth" world'

With the number of detected Covid-19 cases continuing to grow and uncertainty around when current restricti...

UKCEN 19th Annual Conference 2020

'Ethical Expertise in the NHS' 19 June 2020 Nexus, Leeds   The 2020 UKCEN Conference has been cancelle...

Progress Education Trust - forthcoming events

16 June 2020 Attendance is free but registration is required. DONATE, DESTROY OR DELAY? WHEN IVF EMBRYOS AR...

Futures ahead: Translations and collaborations between medicine, the social sciences, and the humanities

  11th-13th November 2020 Linköping University, Sweden Deadline for Abstracts: June 1, 2020. Submit y...

Call for Papers: BSA Deconstructing Donation Study Group Conference

Deadline for abstract submissions: 19th April 2020 Date of conference: 19th June 2020, City, University of ...