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A course guide dedicated to Bioethics

Professional Organizations

ABA Health Law Section 

The ABA group focused entirely on this relatively new specialty area with groundbreaking developments. As a member, you’ll interact with players in all parts of the healthcare field.

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) 

 ASBH represents nearly 1,800 physicians, nurses, social workers, members of the clergy, educators, researchers, and other healthcare professionals interested in the specialty of bioethics and the medical humanities. Members work in a variety of healthcare settings, including hospitals and universities. Individual membership is open to all individuals with an interest in health care from multiple disciplines including ethics, health policy, history, law, literature, and religion. Individual members receive all privileges and benefits of membership including the right to vote and hold office in the Society.

American Medical Informatics Associations (AMIA) 

AMIA is the multidisciplinary, interprofessional home for over 5,400 informatics professionals. As a member, you are provided with education, networking, professional development, and leadership opportunities. Membership offers a variety of networking and learning opportunities, from student to active professional, to retirement.

American Society of Law, Medicine, & Ethics 

American Society of Law, Medicine, & Ethics is at the forefront of the debate on topics such as pain under-treatment, managed care, genetics, end-of-life decision making, bioethics, and everything else your colleagues are talking about - or should be!

Columbia University- Bioethics Certification Program

The Bioethics Ceritificate program at Columbia University prepares students to address these challenges through an innovative learning experience featuring live webinars, multimedia, and collaborative course activities. The specially designed online curriculum gives a sophisticated analysis of the historical, philosophical, legal, social scientific, and practical, hands-on aspects of bioethics.

National Catholic Bioethics Center

The National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC), established in 1972, conducts research, consultation, publishing, and education to promote human dignity in health care and the life sciences, and derives its message directly from the teachings of the Catholic Church.  Membership has been created to advance the inculcation of these religious values in its members and primarily to serve those who share these tenets.

By becoming a member you will receive and be granted electronic access to NCBC serial publications and other benefits such as discounts on our books and educational programs. The NCBC has established several membership categories with benefits scaled to serve the needs of both individuals and institutions.