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Articles, cases, and links on medical ethics, biotechnology and ethics, clinical ethics, end-of-life decision making, culturally competent health care, and public health policy from the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University. Center staff and scholars work with hospitals, public health departments, and other agencies to analyze real-world ethical issues in medicine and biotechnology and to develop innovative tools and programs to address them.
Online Resources in Bioethics
Materials on Cloning, Genetics, Health Care Access, Etc.
Articles and Cases on Assisted Death, Caregiving, Withdrawal of Treatment, Etc.
Scenarios on Managed Care, Alternative Medicine, Etc.
Policy recommendations, cases, and bibliography
Research, cases, and reflections
A report to the Santa Clara County Department of Public Health on ethical preparedness for pandemic flu
Bioethics Program Overview
Partnerships, Internships, and Research
- Engineering Ethics Prize
Applications due April 17
- Cultivating Compassion
Psychologist discusses his work with Israeli and Palestinian youth, April 22
- Religious Liberty and the Culture Wars
A talk by UVA Law Professor Douglas Laycock, April 29
Competition for students to create app or program on social justice, May 2
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