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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Dr Abidemi Otaiku, FY1, received an IME conference grant to present a poster at the Neuroethics Network meeting, Paris, June 2019. Read his report below

The Neuroethics of Dreaming? Ethical & Psychological Implications of Lucid Dream 'Immorality' I recently ha...

Lydia Daniels, a medical student at Imperial College London received an IME Scholarship for her BSc in Medical Sciences with Humanities, Philosophy & Law intercalated degree, 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...

Sarah Kelly, a medical student at University of Edinburgh received an IME Scholarship for her Master of Bioethics intercalated degree at Harvard University, August 2017. Read the report of her project below:

Handling Medical Error: Lessons to be learned from the US? Medical error is a leading cause of death in Wes...

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...

Rachel Burnley, a student at University of Bristol Medical School, recently received an IME Institutional Grant to help fund the BSc Bioethics student-led conference 'Personal Beliefs within Medicine' held March 2019.

Click HERE to read the report which highlights an excellent example of a university involving studen...

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Progress Educational Trust - upcoming events

• EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT GENOMICS BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASKProduced in partnership with Health ...

Save the Date - IME 2020 Conference

2nd & 3rd July 2020, Austin Court, Birmingham The Call for Abstracts will open in Autumn 2019 and will clos...

Paving the way for personalized medicine. Legal, ethical and social challenges

18 November 2019, Salerno University, School of Law, Italy Call for Abstracts (Deadline: 1 September 2019)Â...

The 2019 Lewis Headley Public Lecture

Complex Decisions in Paediatric End of Life Care 20th September 2019 - Imperial College, South Kensington,Â...

UW Online Certificate: Advanced Training in Healthcare Ethics

    The UW School of Medicine’s Department of Bioethics & Humanities now offers an online certi...