A Life in Bioethics: Celebrating the Career of Barbara Koenig, PhD

February 20, 2024
Thank you so much to everyone who joined, virtually and in person, for our event on January 22nd, 2024: A Life in Bioethics: Celebrating the Career of Barbara Koenig, PhD.

Save the Date: Bioethics/Neurology/ODO Grand Rounds

February 07, 2024
Join UCSF Bioethics, the Department of Neurology, and the Office of Diversity & Outreach for a joint Grand Rounds with Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, PhD. Dr. Garland-Thomson is Professor Emeritus of English at Emory University and an influential scholar in bioethics, feminist theory, and...

UCSF Bioethics/Pediatrics Grand Rounds

May 26, 2023
In early May, UCSF Bioethics and the UCSF Department of Pediatrics hosted a joint Grand Rounds on the ethical and policy issues for CRISPR gene therapy to treat sickle cell disease including questions about access, equity, global considerations, and patient/clinician discussions.

New Human Pangenome

May 10, 2023
Published May 10th, 2023 in Nature, a new draft human pangenome, drawing on sequences from 47 individuals, provides a more complete picture of global genetic diversity.

Winston Chiong Appointed Executive Director

January 20, 2023
Announced this morning by Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost Catherine Lucey, Winston Chiong, MD, PhD has been appointed to the permanent position of Executive Director of UCSF Bioethics. 

Planning Grant for Neuroscience & Society Center

November 08, 2022
Led by Winston Chiong, MD, PhD; Dan Dohan, PhD; and Jen James, PhD, MSW, MSSP, UCSF has received a competitive planning grant to build a vision for a 

Internal Search: UCSF Bioethics Executive Director

August 18, 2022
The Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost is conducting an internal search for an accomplished and dynamic individual to lead the UCSF Bioethics Program as the executive director (ED). This role will be a 30% maximum appointment and will serve as the key adviser to the Executive Vice...

Book Launch Event: The Clozapine Clinic

August 08, 2022
UCSF Bioethics is thrilled to announce the book launch of The Clozapine Clinic: Health Agency in High-Risk Conditions, recently published by UCSF Bioethics postdoctoral scholar, Julia Brown, PhD.

Bioethics & ObGyn Grand Rounds

April 12, 2022
Joint Grand Rounds with UCSF Bioethics and the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences featured Professor Michele Brachter Goodwin, Chancellor’s Professor of Law at the University of California, Irvine.

March 2022 Clinical Ethics Journal Club

March 24, 2022
Our March Clinical Ethics Journal Club meeting was led by Dr.