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Overview — Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE)

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The Spectrum Biomedical Ethics program is handled by the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE). SCBE is dedicated to interdisciplinary research and education in biomedical ethics, and provides clinical and research ethics consultations.


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Mildred Cho, PhD
Co-Leader Spectrum Bioethics Program

The Spectrum Biomedical Ethics program is handled by the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics (SCBE). The Center

  • provides clinical ethics consultations.
  • provides research ethics consultations to basic science and clinical researchers whose projects raise ethical and social concerns.
  • is dedicated to interdisciplinary research and education in biomedical ethics.
  • serves as a scholarly resource on emerging ethical issues raised by medicine and biomedical research.

The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics has played several valuable roles at the Medical School, providing ethics education, coordinating bedside ethics consults and hospital ethics committees, and doing cutting-edge research on ethical problems in our health care system. The Center has a dual focus, working on both clinical medicine and basic biomedical science.

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