Medical Ethics Education


This section of the WMA web site will serve as a clearinghouse of information on medical ethics education and as a networking centre for medical ethics educators. To begin, we offer a list of resources. Watch the What's New page for announcements of additional materials.

Eubios Ethics Institute bioethics education resources - http://www.eubios.info

National Reference Center for Bioethics Literature, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University: http://bioethics.georgetown.edu/

L'institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (INSERM) : Enseignement de l'Ethique : études et synthèseshttp://infodoc.inserm.fr/ethique/ethique.nsf/Ethique.nsf/0/6b0bd505d0d7da48c1256727004f6af0?OpenDocument

The ETHOX centre : http://www.publichealth.ox.ac.uk/ethox

Teaching Ethics: Materials for Practitioner Educationhttp://www.berghahnbooks.com/series.php?pg=teach_eth

Consensus statement by teachers of medical ethics and law in UK medical schools: Teaching and assessing ethics and law within medical education: a model for the UK core curriculum - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1377522/

A Working Group, on behalf of the Association of Teachers of Ethics and Law in Australian and New Zealand Medical Schools: An ethics core curriculum for Australasian medical schools - http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/175_04_200801/ateam/ateam.html

Standing Committee of European Doctors: Teaching of medical ethics in basic and continuing medical education - http://cpme.dyndns.org:591/adopted/cp%201992_162.pdf

Medical Council of Canada: Consideration of the Legal, Ethical and Organizational Aspects of the Practice of Medicine (CLEO) - http://www.mcc.ca/pdf/cleo.pdf

The College of Family Physicians of Canada Committee on Ethics: Family Medicine Bioethics Curriculumhttp://www.cfpc.ca/projectassets/templates/resource.aspx?id=1027&langType=4105

UNESCO Chair in Bioethics Medical Ethics Curriculum - http://research.haifa.ac.il/~medlaw/

UNESCO: Ethics Education Program - http://portal.unesco.org/shs/en/ev.php-URL_ID=6199&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: Bioethics Curricula - http://www.royalcollege.ca/portal/page/portal/rc/resources/bioethics

Conférence internationale des doyens et des facultés de médecine d'expression française (CIDMEF): Charte de l'éthique des facultés de médecine - http://www.refer.sn/rds/IMG/pdf/CHARTETHIQUEFACMED.pdf