The mission of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics is to conduct advanced scholarship on the ethics of clinical practice, biomedical science, and public health, both locally and globally, and to engage students, trainees, the public, and policy-makers in serious discourse about these issues. We are committed to the following:
- Conducting cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research.
- Training the next generation of leaders in bioethics.
- Helping to prepare students and trainees for the ethical challenges of professional
and civic life.
- Informing the public about bioethical issues.
- Contributing to more ethical public policies and practices.
- Biomedical research and discovery
- Ethics of clinical practice
- Public health ethics and health policy
- Research ethics
- Global health ethics and research
Funding for the Berman Institute comes from public research grants, private foundations, and philanthropic contributions.