Advanced Training in Healthcare Ethics
Ready to become a hospital ethics consultant?
Calling UW Undergrads
Combine social justice and health with a Minor in Bioethics & Humanities
Ethics in Medicine
Materials on 30+ common clinical ethics topics
Antiracism and Bioethics
Standing in solidarity for health through social justice

Welcome to the Department of Bioethics & Humanities!


The application for the Wyle Burke Endowed Scholarship for Diversity is currently open to UW students*!

The $1,000 scholarship can be used to cover costs of tuition, books, fees, travel to professional meetings, and other educational expenses. Make sure you apply by the May 30th deadline!

*Note that you’ll need a letter of support from a Bioethics & Humanities Faculty member--please have them submit the letter on your behalf here.

For more details about the scholarship, please see this link or email


This course studies the major normative ethical theories, including both teleological and deontological approaches. We emphasize moral philosophy during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as well as contemporary commentary.


Apply to our flexible, online program to provide Advanced Training in Healthcare Ethics!...

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