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Health Information Technology and Ethics

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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Ethics Education

The Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy contributes to the education of medical students, science students and, indeed, supports innovative teaching and learning opportunities across the university.

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International Ethics

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 twelve in the world.

The Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy supports UM's educational, clinical and research missions by providing a range of ethics services.  

The Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy faculty contribute to institutional ethics processes at a range of South Florida health care organizations. 


The Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy has emerged as a "universal donor" to UM curricula and special projects.



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The Florida Bioethics Network (FBN) is dedicated to the understanding and resolution of ethical and legal problems in health care institutions across the State of Florida. More>


The Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy is nearing its 30th anniversary of education, research, and service. Support for these missions both underscores and transforms our growth into one of the world's leading venues for clinical, research, and public health ethics and policy. More>

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. More >