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From decision support and Big Data to privacy and interoperability, University of Miami Bioethics Institute faculty have been studying the intersection of information technology and ethics for a quarter century.

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The Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy has a quarter-century track record in international ethics education and research. Collaborations, especially in Latin America and Europe, have addressed research ethics, clinical ethics and public health ethics. The Institute is a WHO Collaborating Center in Ethics and Global Health Policy, one of nine in the world.


Medicine in the Era of the "All of Us" Research Program

December 14, 2018  |  Noon  |  Medical Campus  |  Mailman Center 5003

Stephan Züchner, MD, PhD
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 

Genetic research is increasingly organized in large-scale consortia. This has advantages – and poses a number of interesting and important ethical challenges. These include the creation and use of very large bio- and data repositories, managing incidental findings and the task of establishing and sustaining trust among study participants. The All of Us Research Program is the largest such project ever undertaken by the NIH and will shape biomedical science for the next decade and beyond. This presentation will provide an overview of the project, describe UM’s role in the partnership and address a number of the ethical issues raised by the collaboration.


Faculty support the University's research mission with education, consultation and work in research ethics itself.

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Trustee, philanthropist and community leader Adrienne Arsht has given $3 million to the University of Miami Ethics Programs, constituting the largest gift for ethics in Florida history.