Our vision is to achieve more ethical practices and policies relevant to human health.
Our Mission is to identify and address key ethical issues in science, clinical care, and public health, locally and globally.
Through an ever-expanding array of programs and projects, the Berman Institute has a direct, positive impact on the health and well-being of millions of people in developed and developing countries around the world
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In addition to their original research, scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and public awareness outreach, our faculty perform significant service – at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital, and in the broader community.
We collaborate with institutions and networks in the U.S. and internationally to advance bioethics knowledge, capacity and infrastructure.
Areas of Impact
An examination of the twin crises of COVID-19 and police violence, mapping the multiple vectors through which racism gets under the skin, into the blood stream, attacking our bodies and body politic
The Hutzler-Rives Memorial Lecture will reflect on clinician experiences of caring for patients with COVID, and contextualize these responses within a discussion of the culture of medicine, in relation to dealing with failure, death, loss, and learning.
Patricia Kingori, PhD
What Can a Focus on Fakes and Fakery Teach Us About Health?