Strong Points: Good amount of information about the department,
including courses and fellowship information
Weak Points: None
Bioethics as a discipline can encompass a wide variety of topics, including dilemmas such as human subjects study design, addressing health disparities in medical care, and even publishing standards for scientific articles. If you’re curious about current problems being tackled by bioethicists or are looking to increase your awareness on these topics, the website for the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health is a great place to start. In addition to giving background information about the department, the website also includes information about the consulting services that the department offers. For those wanting to know more about bioethics in general, the website provides a list of recent publications and links to several courses that the department offers, some of which are entirely free. If you’re really interested in the field, the department also offers fellowship opportunities, with information about how to apply posted directly on the website.