Alden March Bioethics Institute

An internationally recognized leader in bioethics, offering an MS in Bioethics and more.

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We offer a comprehensive selection of educational bioethics programs, completely online. These programs provide mid-career professionals, joint degree students, and highly motivated post-baccalaureate students with an opportunity to supplement current education or career training with cutting-edge, innovative, and challenging coursework covering ethical issues in health care. All our programs are designed to prepare students to tackle a wide range of topics in medical ethics, and they provide training in the clinical applications of health care ethics.
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Our Mission

We are committed to the goals of promoting ethical awareness, professionalism and competencies relation to bioethics by offering innovative, outcomes-oriented educational programs, contributing to bioethics knowledge, and providing a research-based ethics consultation service. We are accredited by the Middle States Commission for Higher Education and the New York State Education Department.
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About Us

The Institute was named for Alden March, MD, who founded Albany Medical College in 1839. Dr. March was a distinguished 19th century surgeon and innovative professor of anatomy, who co-founded the American Medical Association. The bioethics institute was established in 1993. In addition to its educational programs, the Alden March Bioethics Institute provides a confidential Ethics Consultation Service for patients and their families, hospital staff, clinicians, and researchers.
A Tribute to Founder Dr. John Balint