Past events

Programme Webinar 'Ethics in pandemic times: EACME and Covid-19 responses'

  Friday September 11, 2020 10.00 Board meeting (for EACME Board members only) Programme Webinar 'Ethics in pandemic times: EACME and Covid-19 responses' 13:00 Welcome (Rouven Porz, Presi...

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Assessing Medical Ethics and Law Meaningfully

10th September 14.00-16.00 The purpose of this virtual meeting is to share good practice in the assessment of medical ethics and law; as well as to explore the challenges and potent...

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The role of the Clinical Ethics Committee & a return to elective management of non-COVID & COVID patients & what proactive steps can CECs offer to their respective employers & clinicians

15th July at 6pm, organised by Clinical Ethics Committee, Swansea Bay University Health Board - via Zoom This meeting is a FREE virtual event. You will require an appropriate space to partic...

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Assessing Medical Ethics and Law Meaningfully

10th September 14.00-16.00 The purpose of this virtual meeting is to share good practice in the assessment of medical ethics and law; as well as to explore the challenges and potent...

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Summer Course on Ethics in Dementia Care

The Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the KU Leuven is organizing the 6th edition of the Summer Course on Ethics in Dementia Care (Leuven, Belgium, 7-10 July 2020).The objective of the course is...

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Diversity & Bioethics: 34th European Conference on Philosophy & Healthcare

26th-29th August 2020, Warsaw  Click here for further details...

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Faculty of Bioethics of Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum - Summer in Bioethics

INTRODUCTORY COURSE Current challenges in Bioethics June 30 - July 4 2020  Click here REFRESHER COURSE IN BIOETHICS Bioethics and Consciousness: an interdisciplinary and interreligious r...

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Advanced European bioethics course: Suffering, Death and Palliative Care

24th - 27th March 2020, Nijmegen, the Netherlands Organized by the section of Healthcare Ethics, IQ healthcare, (Radboudumc University Medical Centre). Click here for more details. Register here. ...

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The 5th ELSI Congress – 30 Years of the Genome: Integrating and Applying ELSI Research

June 15-17, 2020, Columbia University in New York, NY USA. The conference is organized and supported by the Columbia University Divison of Ethics, Stanford University, and the National Human Genome R...

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COVID-19 Series Episode 12: A view from the CMO's department

Date: Tuesday 12 May 2020Time: 12:30pm - 1:00pmIn this episode, Dr Jenny Harries, Deputy CMO, talks to Professor Sir Simon Wessely about the strategies employed to fight the virus, shielding ...

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ICCEC 2020

31st March - 3rd April 2020, Capetown, South Africa. The 16th International Conference on Clinical Ethics & Consultation invites abstracts for their 2020 conference Beyond Boundaries: exploring new f...

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Call for Abstracts: IME Conference 2020 'Maintaining trust in medicine in a "post truth" world'

2nd & 3rd July 2020 Austin Court, Birmingham, UK We live in a “post-truth” world, with “facts” treated as “opinion”. “Alternative facts” and a rejection of expert knowledge touch all...

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EACME newsletter, April 2020: Call for papers

To all European researchers working in medical ethics: Would you considered publishing a paper, short article or report in the EACME newsletter? EACME comprises more than 60 centres around Europe, wi...

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BMA Essay Prize on Justice & Fairness in Medical Practice and Polic

  As part of the current BMA President, Professor Raanan Gillon's, 'fairness project', the BMA is launching a one-off essay competition on the theme of 'justice & fairness in medical practic...

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IME Student Conference 2020: 'Ethical Considerations in the Pursuit of Perfection'

Saturday 8th February 2020, University of Leeds Medical School Keynote Speaker: Georgia Testa, Lead for Medical Ethics & Law, University of Leeds  This conference, organised by the IME Stud...

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Decision-making at the beginning and end of life - seminar

11th February 2020, University of Leicester This free to attend, one-day seminar will bring together clinicians, bioethicists, social scientists and members of non-profit organisations who work in th...

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University of Leuven - Master of Bioethics - Online information session

27 January 2020 15.00hrs CET The Master of Bioethics is a one-year advanced master's programme which is coordinated by the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law at the University of Leuven (Belgium) i...

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8th Edition of the Intensive Course on Foundational Approaches, Contemporary and Educational Issues in Nursing Ethics

3-6 December 2019, Leuven, Belgium   The Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the KU Leuven is organizing the 8th edition of the Intensive Course on Nursing Ethics. The objective of the ...

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IME Essay Competition 2020

Are you a Foundation Year 1/2 doctor with a flair for writing? Enter the IME Essay Competition .. submit an essay about an ethical issue raised by an experience you have had as a Fou...

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Annual conference of the Northern Network for Medical Humanities Research

Hosted by the University of Sheffield, 23-24 January 2020. The theme for the conference is Experience, Medicine and Marginalisation. NNMHR website.  The Organising Committee of the 3rdÂÂ...

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Progress Education Trust - forthcoming events

16 June 2020 Attendance is free but registration is required. DONATE, DESTROY OR DELAY? WHEN IVF EMBRYOS ARE NO LONGER NEEDED FOR TREATMENT Evening event in Edinburgh with food and refreshm...

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Safeguarding Children for Charities Conference

16th January 2020, Central London Click here for more information and to book....

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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 London Click here for further information...

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Fundamentals of Paediatric Bioethics & Law

24th - 25th February 2020, Barbican Centre, London Organised by the Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital Bioethics Team, this 2-day conference takes you into the heart of one of the world's leadin...

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Royal Society of Medicine: Ethics for the MRCGP and beyond

4th March 2020, RSM, Wimpole Street, London Click here for more details...

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Law & Ethics in Paediatrics

12 – 13 February 2020, Imperial College London, St Mary's Campus Two day course looking at Medical Law and Ethics as applied to Paediatric Practice, including negligence, confidentiality, child pr...

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University of Bristol: Clinical Ethics Consultation Training Day 2020

The University of Bristol's Centre for Ethics in Medicine is running a clinical ethics support training day on Thursday 19th March 2020. The one-day event will consist of seminars using worked exampl...

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Medical Ethics Evening: Death, Gender & Irreversibility

25th March 2020, 18:00 – 21:00 GMT  at the Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied (IDEA) Centre, University of Leeds https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/medical-ethics-evening-death-gender-and-irreve...

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Call for Abstracts: IME Conference 2020 'Maintaining trust in medicine in a "post truth" world'

Thursday 2nd & Friday 3rd July - Austin Court, Birmingham We live in a "post-truth" world, with "facts" treated as "opinion". "Alternative facts" and a rejection of expert knowledge touch all areas o...

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Call for Abstracts: IME Student Conference 'Ethical Consideration in the Pursuit of Perfection'

Abstracts are invited for oral and poster presentations at the IME Student Conference to be held on Saturday 8th February 2020 at the University of Leeds Medical School. Submit your abstract here: ht...

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Call for Abstracts: IME Student Conference 'Ethical Consideration in the Pursuit of Perfection'

Abstracts are invited for oral and poster presentations at the IME Student Conference to be held on Saturday 8th February 2020 at the University of Leeds Medical School. Submit your abstract here: ht...

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IME National Student Debate Competition 2020

We are pleased to announce this popular event is back and we are accepting video auditions!  The audition closing date is 19th December 2019 and the final will take place at the IME Student ...

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IME Annual Seminar Competition 2019/2020

IME Annual Seminar Competition 2019/2020   The Research Committee of the IME is inviting submissions for its annual seminar competition (2019/2020). The closing date for applications is M...

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IME National Student Debate Competition 2020

We are pleased to announce this popular event is back and we are accepting video auditions!  The audition closing date is 19th December 2019 and the final will take place at the IME Student Co...

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2019 Kaiser Permanente National Bioethics Symposium

3 - 5 October 2019 Portland, Oregon  Click here to register and to view agenda. This year's symposium theme is Integrating Ethics: Weaving Bioethics and Humanities into the Fabric of the H...

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Paving the way for personalized medicine. Legal, ethical and social challenges

18 November 2019, Salerno University, School of Law, Italy Keynote speaker: Professor Leonard M. Fleck, Acting Director Department of Philosophy   Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Lif...

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Religion And Medical Ethics

  Religion And Medical Ethics December 11-23 Location: Augustinianum Congress Centre, Via Paolo VI, Rome (adjacent to St. Peter’s Square) Join the Journal of Medical Ethics at the Vatican ...

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Save the Date - IME 2020 Conference

2nd & 3rd July 2020, Austin Court, Birmingham The Call for Abstracts will open in Autumn 2019 and will close January 2020. More details will follow....

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The 2019 Lewis Headley Public Lecture

Complex Decisions in Paediatric End of Life Care 20th September 2019 - Imperial College, South Kensington, London This year's lecture will feature a panel consisting of Stephanie Nimmo, G...

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UW Online Certificate: Advanced Training in Healthcare Ethics

    The UW School of Medicine’s Department of Bioethics & Humanities now offers an online certificate program, Advanced Training in Healthcare Ethics.  Applications are ...

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2019 European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine & Health Care

August 7-10, 2019, University of Oslo. The host of this conference is Centre for Medical Ethics at the University of Oslo. The title of the conference is: "Philosophy and Ethics at the Edge of Medicin...

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Advanced Training in Healthcare Ethics certificate program

The UW School of Medicine's Department of Bioethics & Humanities is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 online Advanced Training in Healthcare Ethics certificate program, which begins in Sept...

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Faculty of Bioethics, Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum - 18th Summer Course in Bioethics

8-12 July, 2019 - Rome, Italy The topic of this edition is: Bioethics, Public Health, and Infectious Global Health Threats Click here for more information. The course will take place immediately af...

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Looked after children: Safeguarding welfare-fulfilling aspirations

  3 December 2019 Manchester Click here for more information Looked After Children: Safeguarding Welfare-Fulfilling Aspirations "Safeguarding Emotional Wellbeing" ...

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The 6th IME Conference: Concept, Classroom & Clinic

24-26 June 2019 Cardiff Metropolitan University To view the programme, fees and booking, click here. Financial support for carers: If you have had an abstract accepted for the conference, you mayÂ...

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PGBC 2019

Postgraduate Bioethics Conference 2019 Intergenerational Bioethics 9-10 September, Swansea University https://www.postgradbioethics.com/ Keynote speakers Prof Martha Fineman will give a keynote o...

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European Neonatal Ethics Conference

14th & 15th November 2019 St Mary's Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton, UK  We invite paediatric surgeons, obstetricians, paediatricians, neonatologists, nurses, midwives and all...

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Safeguarding Adults in Charities Conference

14 November 2019, London Details here.   Details here....

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European Neonatal Ethics Conference

14 - 15 November 2019, St Mary's Stadium, Southampton Click here to register. For more details, click here.  ...

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Palliative & End of Life Care: Improving provision to meet increasing demand

14 November 2019, Manchester   Details here....

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