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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Booking is open! IME 2020 Conference: '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” trea...

Georgia Scott, a final year medical student at University of Birmingham attended the PET conference 'Reality Check: A realistic look at assisted conception' December '19 after successfully applying for one of the IME-funded student places offered by PET.

Georgia has written an article summarising the conference which has been featured on the British Medic...

Jordan Parsons, MScR student at University of Bristol received an IME Conference Grant to present orally at the Australasian Association of Bioethics & Health Law & the New Zealand Bioethics Conference, NZ, Nov 2019. Read his report below:

 Thanks to the generosity of the Institute of Medical Ethics, I was able to attend the 2019 Australasi...

Elizabeth Chloe Romanis, PhD candidate in Bioethics & Medical Law, University of Manchester received an IME Conference Grant to present orally at the American Society of Bioethics & Humanities Conference, Pittsburgh, Oct 2019. Read her report below:

Thanks to support from the IME travel funds for postgraduate research students I was able to attend the Ame...

Dunja Begović, PhD candidate in Bioethics & Medical Jurisprudence, University of Manchester received an IME Conference Grant to present orally at the 33rd European Conference on Philosophy of Medicine & Health Care, Oslo, Aug 2019. Read her report below:

This summer I received an IME conference grant to cover the registration fees for the 2019 annual conferenc...

Latest events

Booking is open! IME 2020 Conference: '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 "...

Booking is open! IME 2020 Conference: '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 "...

Advanced European bioethics course: Suffering, Death and Palliative Care

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

Call for Abstracts! EACME 2020 Conference

10th -12th September 2020, Romania Smart Ethics - Trends for the future The 2020 Annual Conference of the E...

ICCEC 2020

31st March - 3rd April 2020, Capetown, South Africa. The 16th International Conference on Clinical Ethics &...