Postdoctoral Fellowship in the History and Ethics of Genomics and Infectious Disease​

The Johns Hopkins University Berman Institute of Bioethics and Institute of the History of Medicine invite applications for a joint two-year postdoctoral fellow position starting in September 2017. The fellow will be part of and is funded by the JHU Center for Bridging Infectious Disease, Genomics, and Society (BRIDGES), a National Institutes of Health Center for Excellence in Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications (ELSI) Research. Link for more information.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Food and Environmental Ethics

The Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics is pleased to announce a specialized postdoctoral fellowship in food and environmental ethics. This two-year post-doctoral fellowship seeks a scholar from September 1, 2017 to June 30, 2019. Applications are due by January 15, 2017.
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The Berman Institute at ASBH 2016

Our handy guide to everything Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics at the 18th annual meeting of the American Society for Bioethics + Humanities (ASBH). Join us in Washington, DC October 6th – 9th.
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In Memoriam: Donald Ainslie Henderson MD, MPH ’60

Donald Ainslie Henderson, MD, MPH ’60, a leader of the international effort to eradicate smallpox – considered one of public health’s greatest successes – and a former dean of what is now the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, died Friday. He was 87. Learn more about his life and work. Watch videos, including our recent ‘Three Deans’ lecture. Read and share memories.
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Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards Given to 24 Cross-Divisional Research Teams

Our Jessica Fanzo is a part of the broadest collaboration, which draws upon expertise from the schools of Public Health, Engineering, Medicine, Arts and Sciences, Advanced International Studies, and the Berman Institute for Bioethics. This team will work on “A Systems Framework for the Societal Costs of Antimicrobial Resistance & Use in Global Food Animal Production”.
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In the News: Playing God

In an episode of Radiolab and a corresponding article in the NYTimes, Reporter Sheri Fink pursues the question, “What happens, what should happen, when humans are forced to play god?”. Her exploration includes our deliberative engagement project, involving citizens of Maryland in thinking about values that could be used to guide the allocation of scarce medical resources in a disaster. With comment from our Ruth Faden.
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