Call for Applications: International Bioethics Summer School, New York City, July 2-16, 2018

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Date: 2nd-16th July 2018

Location: Bohemian National Hall, 321 E 73rd St., Manhattan, NY.

The Global Bioethics Initiative, the New York Medical College, and the Bohemian Benevolent and Literary Association invite students and professionals worldwide to attend the International Bioethics Summer School hosted by the Bohemian National Hall. The program in NYC is open to everyone from senior high school students to professionals.
Candidates do not need any previous training in bioethics.

The lectures and discussions deal with the ethics of contentious issues impacting our lives, e.g. reproductive and sexual rights, end-of-life care, the right to die, ethics of organ transplantation/trafficking, mental illness/addiction, regenerative medicine and drug development. The program includes a series of lectures and seminars by notable faculty, field trips, film screenings, evening events with guest speakers open to the public and a mini-conference prior to the graduation ceremony.
Registration Fees are Tax Exempt! Partial Scholarships for low-income country residents & Graduate Certificates are available.

Students can apply to intern with GBI this summer and attend the school program. For more information about the program in New York and how to apply, please click here

Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI) is a not-for-profit international educational organization founded in 2011. GBI is associated with the United Nations Department of Information and enjoys special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. It keeps the international community, policy decision-makers, the media, and the public informed about important bioethical issues through educational activities, like the summer school. Many of the issues addressed by GBI are relevant to the work of the United Nations.
For further information, contact Dr Ana Lita.




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