Bioethics Fellowship

Our two-year fellowship is designed for those seeking a career in bioethics.

Bioethics Fellowship Program

For full consideration, submit your application by Dec. 10, 2023. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The start date for the fellowship is July 1, 2024.

Our two-year fellowship is designed for those seeking a bioethics career in academic institutions, health care settings, and professional or government agencies. Prior bioethics experience may be helpful but is not strictly required.

Educational Requirements

Degree in a discipline that interfaces with bioethics is preferred. This may include philosophy, law, social sciences, social work, nursing, and medicine.

Meet some of our current and former fellows!


Program Details

At the end of the fellowship, graduates will have developed advanced skills in:

  • Performing clinical ethics consultation throughout the hospital clinical setting in accordance with the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) core competencies
  • Teaching and facilitating educational sessions in bioethics and related topics to medical students, bioethics graduate students, and health care professionals
  • Conducting research, both individually and collaboratively, on topics in bioethics, leading to publications in academic journals
  • Participating as an ethics representative on an interdisciplinary team of hospital experts reviewing complex cases
  • Attending institutional ethics review committee meetings

How to Apply

To apply, email the following materials to [email protected]

  • A letter of application that should discuss your (1) preparation for the fellowship and (2) professional goals
  • Current CV
  • Writing sample
  • Two letters of recommendation


Contact Us

Feel free to reach out with questions:

Linda Breslin, DPS, RN
[email protected]

Pierce Randall, PhD
[email protected]

Alden March Bioethics Institute
Albany Medical College
[email protected]