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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IME National Student Debate Competition 2020

We are pleased to announce this popular event is back and we are accepting video auditions!  The audit...

IME Annual Seminar Competition 2019/2020

IME Annual Seminar Competition 2019/2020   The Research Committee of the IME is inviting submissions...

In memory of The Very Rev'd Edward Shotter, Hon Vice-President, Institute of Medical Ethics

(29 June 1933 – 3 July 2019) We are deeply saddened to inform you of the recent passing of Ted Shotter, H...

Alexa Warnes, a medical student at Brighton & Sussex Medical School received an IME Bursary for her elective in May 2019. Read the report of her project below

End of Life Choices – Reflections from a medical elective placement in Oregon, USA As a trainee doctor, d...

Craig Tilley, a medical student at Brighton & Sussex Medical School, received an IME Scholarship for his BSc Bioethics intercalated degree at University of Bristol, Sept 2017. The report of his project is below

Understanding Dignity: A Fundamental Concept in the Assisted Dying Debate Background Dignity is a concept t...

Latest events

Religion And Medical Ethics

  Religion And Medical Ethics December 11-23 Location: Augustinianum Congress Centre, Via Paolo VI, Ro...

Looked after children: Safeguarding welfare-fulfilling aspirations

  3 December 2019 Manchester Click here for more information Looked After Children: Safeguarding Welfare...

Call for Papers: Public Health, Private Illness: ECR Medical Humanities conference

Deadline for abstracts: midnight Friday 29th November 2019 The conference will take place on 8th & 9th...

Law & Ethics in Paediatrics

12 – 13 February 2020, Imperial College London, St Mary's Campus Two day course looking at Medical Law an...

Advanced European bioethics course: Suffering, Death and Palliative Care

  24 - 27 March 2020, Nijmegen, the Netherlands Organized by the section of Healthcare Ethics, IQ heal...