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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Elective Bursaries: Transitional round of bursaries to be awarded for 2018

(If you are already in receipt of an IME bursary, this notice does not apply to you.) After careful co...

Speaker slides & delegate handbook now available to view: Ethics Education after Medical School 5 June 2017, St Catherine's College, Oxford

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IME Education Committee Members wanted

The IME Education Committee is seeking new members. The primary aim of the Education Committee is to promot...

Funding for Research Led Events: Call for Proposals

The Research Committee of the Institute of Medical Ethics offers funding for research-led events. We invite...

Postgraduate conference report by IME grant recipient, Helen Smith

Helen is a PhD student, University of Bristol, who was awarded IME funding to enable her to attend CEPE/ETH...

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The increase in medical student numbers: challenges and solutions

Most medical schools will be increasing their intake of students over the next few years. This can create c...

Neonatal Ethics & Difficult Situations Course

7 November 2017, Southampton   Click here fore more details

Children & Young People's Mental Health: Improving Care, Treatment & Support

12 December 2017, Manchester   Click here for more details

Mental Health: Making the Forward Plans a Reality

27 September 2017, London Click here for more details

Call for Papers: Bioethics Special Issue 'Being a burden to others' and wishes to die: An ethically complicated relation

Closing Date: 2 October 2017 For publication: 2018 Click here for further details