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Top Bioethics Websites
Bioethics.net Excellent resources and links to cloning, genetics, physician assisted suicide, key organizations, "bioethics for beginners", and graduate programs in bioethics.
University of Toronto Joint Centre for Bioethics Homepage Excellent resource for clinicians.
National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature This site is the gateway to the national library resources and archives, including their "Scope Note" series, the Office of Technology Assessment publications, and a syllabus exchange program. The site also provides an annotated bibliography for a timely ethics topic periodically.
General Bioethics Resources
New York University Medical Humanities This site includes on-line syllabi of courses in medical humanities at NYU and at other institutions. Good source of references in conjunction with Readings by Topic.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada -- Bioethics Curricula Links to bioethics curricula relating to Medicine, Obstetrics, and Gynecology, and Surgery.
Ethics Lab The EthicsLab Podcast explores current health care ethics issues with national experts to provide better knowledge and practical results. Join us as we work to enable health care professionals and community leaders to deliver the best possible health care experience.
Bioethics Resources by Topic Area
For bioethics websites by topic area, please choose the topic on the Ethics in Medicine page and navigate to the end of the article to access the related bioethics websites.
Clinical Ethics Consultation
Clinical Decision Aids:
- The Washington Health Care Authority
- The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
- Mayo Clinic
- MGH Health Decision Sciences Center
Bioethics Scholarly Journals
Bioethics Scholarly Encyclopedias
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: A peer-reviewed information source for key philosophy topics and philosophers
PhilPapers: An index and bibliography of works in philosophy, indexes not only books and journal articles, but also open access archives and personal pages for articles by academic philosophers
Philosophers' Index: The premier scholarly research database in philosophy, available through UW Libraries
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: From Stanford University, includes a comprehensive and up-to-date encyclopedia of philosophy with references to the literature
Tanner Lectures On Human Values: Founded in 1978 with a gift from Obert C. Tanner (Professor, University of Utah, Department of Philosophy) to promote a better understanding of human behavior and human values, 9 different lectures are presented annually, speakers may be from any discipline
UW Philosophy: UW Libraries resource guide to philosophy, contains links to databases, reference tools, and more