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The Department of Medical History and Bioethics dates back to 1950, when the University of Wisconsin Medical School created a Department of the History of Medicine, the second department of its kind in the country. The Program in Medical Ethics has been an integral part of the department since its founding in 1973.   (More information --> About Us)

Stuart Rennie to speak January 27th

Stuart Rennie, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, will speak January 27th (Tuesday) at 4pm in 1210 MSC. The title of his talk is “When Bioethics Mimics Medical Humanitarianism.” Please see Events for more details.

“First Book Award” to Pablo Gómez

Hearty congratulations to Assistant Professor Pablo F. Gómez who has received a 2014-15 “First Book Award” from the UW Center for the Humanities. See News for more details.

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