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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 stuents, 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 nine in the world.

Ethics Events

November 10 | Dialogue in Research Ethics: Autonomous Weapons Systems

The University of Miami’s Dialogues in Research Ethics series featured a session on research to develop new "automated killing machines" or "warbots," especially the responsibilities - if any - of scientists who create them. 

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

Contributing to institutional ethics processes at a range of health care organizations.


Institute faculty contribute to the education of Miller School medical students, UM science students, post-doctoral fellows and others.


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In the News

UM President Julio Frenk addresses WHO meeting on global health data.



Review Institute faculty and affiliates publications and presentations.
The Florida Bioethics Network (FBN) is dedicated to the understanding and resolution of ethical and legal problems arising in health care and research in Florida.


Support the Bioethics Institute's many research initiatives and academic programs.
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.