Improving healthcare through education, research, and interdisciplinary collaboration in bioethics and medical humanities
The Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities supports both the Institute for Public Health and Medicine and the Institute for Augmented Intelligence in Medicine. We enhance the educational and research missions of these institutes and all of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics
Our MA program examines medicine and its ethical implications from the diverse perspectives of the humanities, including philosophy, history, literature, anthropology, and the law. Learn more about our dual-degree and other options.
Education in Palliative and End-of-life Care
The EPEC Program educates healthcare professionals in communication, ethical decision-making, psychosocial considerations, and symptom management. Learn more about the diverse training options offered.
Areas of Research
Our scientists and scholars find ethical issues at play in medical education, research, and clinical care and identify, develop, and assess a variety of solutions.