Internet Links & WeBLOGS
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ALDEN MARCH BIOETHICS INSTITUTE
The Alden March Bioethics Institute (AMBI) is a multi-institutional bioethics research organization based at the Albany Medical College in New York. 26 faculty originate first-rate scholarship with the support of more than $3 million in federal and foundation grants.
AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR BIOETHICS AND HUMANITIES (ASBH)
The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities promotes the exchange of ideas and fosters multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and inter-professional scholarship, research, teaching, policy development, professional development, and collegiality among people engaged in clinical and academic bioethics and the medical humanities. ASBH members receive discounts on new or renewal subscriptions to partner journals.
CENTER FOR PRACTICAL BIOETHICS
The Center for Practical Bioethics is a nonprofit, free-standing and independent organization nationally recognized for its work in practical bioethics. Since 1984 the Center has helped patients and their families, healthcare professionals, policymakers and corporate leaders grapple with ethically complex issues in medicine and research.
THE HASTINGS CENTER
The Hastings Center is an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit bioethics research institute founded in 1969 to explore fundamental and emerging questions in medicine, health care, biotechnology. This Center produces The Hastings Center Report (Promoting thoughtful, balanced reflection on the ethical and social issues of medicine and medical science) and IRB: Ethics & Human Research (The leading source for practical, theoretical, and empirical analysis of ethical issues in human research) and the Bioethics Forum website.
INSTITUTE FOR ETHICS AND EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies was founded in 2004 by philosopher Nick Bostrom and bioethicist James J. Hughes. The IEET is incorporated as a nonprofit organization in the United States. The IEET’s Board of Directors currently come from Spain, Canada, the UK and the United States. By promoting and publicizing the work of thinkers who examine the social implications of scientific and technological progress, we seek to contribute to the understanding of the impact of emerging technologies on individuals and societies. We also want to help shape public policies that distribute the benefits and reduce the risks of technological advancement.
KENNEDY INSTITUTE OF ETHICS
The Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Institute of Ethics was established at Georgetown University in 1971 by a generous grant from the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation. Today it is the world’s oldest and most comprehensive academic bioethics center. The Institute and its library serve as an unequalled resource for those who research and study ethics, as well as those who debate and make public policy. The Kennedy Institute is home to a group of scholars who engage in research, teaching, and public service on issues that include protection of research subjects, reproductive and feminist bioethics, end of life care, health care justice, intellectual disability, cloning, gene therapy, eugenics, and other major issues in bioethics. Institute scholars figure prominently among the pioneers of the discipline. This Institute provides an extensive on-line library, click here for access.
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA CENTER FOR BIOETHICS
The Center for Bioethics is a leader in bioethics research and its deployment in the ethical, efficient, and compassionate practice of the life sciences and medicine. The Center has become a world-renowned educational and research enterprise and published the on-line PennBioethics Newsletter.
AMERICAN COLLEGE OF LEGAL MEDICINE (ACLM)
Founded in 1960, the American College of Legal Medicine (ACLM) is the official organization for professionals who focus on the important issues where law and medicine converge. The ACLM is a professional community of physicians, attorneys, dentists, healthcare professionals, administrators, scientists, and others with a sustained interest in medical legal affairs. The College publishes Legal Medicine Perspectives and the Journal of Legal Medicine.
AMERICAN HEALTH LAWYERS ASSOCIATION (AHLA)
Leading health law to excellence through education, information, and dialogue, the American Health Lawyers Association (Health Lawyers) is the nation's largest, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) educational organization devoted to legal issues in the healthcare field. The American Health Lawyers Association provides resources to address the issues facing its active members who practice in law firms, government, in-house settings and academia and who represent the entire spectrum of the health industry: physicians, hospitals and health systems, health maintenance organizations, health insurers, managed care companies, nursing facilities, home care providers, and consumers AHLA publishes the Journal of Health Law and Life Sciences.
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF LAW, MEDICINE AND ETHICS (ASLME)
The mission of the American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics is to provide high-quality scholarship, debate, and critical thought to the community of professionals at the nexus of law, medicine, and ethics. The Society publishes The American Journal of Law & Medicine and The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics.
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
This link is to the federal government CDC home web page, an online source for credible health information. This Center produces Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (a weekly surveillance and summary report on national health issues) and Emerging and Infectious Diseases (a monthly publication from over 1300 manuscripts submitted annually by authors around the world).
CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH LAW PARTNERSHIPS
The Center for Public Health Law Partnerships originated at the University of Louisville to establish public health law education, training, and support to entities within national, state, and local public health systems, including judges, law enforcement personnel, prosecutors, public health lawyers, and public health officers. See PUBLICATIONS section of this web site.
The library of Congress search tool launched in January of 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress. THOMAS makes federal legislative information freely available to the public. Since inception THOMAS has expanded the scope of its offerings to include Bills, Resolutions, Activity in Congress, Schedules, Calendars, Committee Information. Presedential Nominations, Treatises, Government Resources, and a Help section.
BIOETHICS FORUM: Diverse Commentary on Issues in Bioethics (Hastings Center Report)
BLOG BIOETHICS NET (American Journal Of Bioethics)
BIOETHICS DISCUSSION BLOG (independent)
GenETHX BIOETHICS BLOG (Human Genome Project Ethics)
WOMEN'S BIOETHICS PROJECT (independent)
PHILOSOPHY AND BIOETHICS (internation network)
NATIONAL WOMEN'S LAW CENTER (policy issues)