Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society


Getting Answers 
"Healing Relationships in Medicine" is a joint project of the Vanderbilt Medical Center and the Baptist Healing Trust to identify skills that facilitate compassionate relationships with patients.
Building Tomorrow 
We are devoted to creating research tools that can meet future health care needs while promoting the public´s acceptance and trust in research.
Changing Lives 
One qualitative study is examining how a patient´s illness trajectory is interpreted in different ways by patients, families, and care providers.




Upcoming Events:

Scott Kim, MD 




Recent Events


Ethics Grand Rounds

Patricia Townsend Meador Lecture


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 Key Issues in Health Care Ethics Conference