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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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...

Sara Khalid, a medical student at University of Exeter received an IME Scholarship for her intercalated BA in Medical Humanities with Ethics, Sept 2018. Read the report of her project below

'To treat or not to treat'- the modern's physician's dilemma in the discussion of paediatric end of life ca...

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...

Lydia Daniels, a medical student at Imperial College London received an IME Scholarship for her intercalated BSc in Medical Sciences with Humanities, Philosophy & Law, Sept 2018. Read the report of her project below

Should doctors be the arbiters in decisions to withdraw artificial nutrition and hydration from minimally c...

Latest events

Progress Education Trust - forthcoming events

• DOES FERTILITY TREATMENT STILL NEED TO BE A MEDICAL SECRET?A free-to-attend evening event in Edinburgh6...

European Neonatal Ethics Conference

14th & 15th November 2019 St Mary's Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton, UK  We invite paediatri...

Safeguarding Adults in Charities Conference

14 November 2019, London Details here.   Details here.

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

14 November 2019, Manchester   Details here.

European Neonatal Ethics Conference

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