• Visiting address

    Sölvegatan 19 (BMC, I 12)

    Lund

    Sweden

Unit profile

Research

Research at the department is carried out by, or together with, researchers with their basic training in different faculties (medicine, humanities, law, theology, etc.). The main focus of the research and teaching is on actual clinical problems, as well as on contemporary problems in medical research ethics.

Description

The Department of Medical Ethics at Lund University was founded in 1991. Courses in medical ethics are given by staff members at Lund University, at various clinics of the university hospital, and at hospitals in the region. Medical ethics is an interdisciplinary research and teaching subject. The purpose of studies in medical ethics is to examine critically, historically and analytically moral and ethical aspects of decisions (on the individual as well as societal levels) concerning health care and medical research.

UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences

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  • Medical Ethics

    Section II

    Organisational unit: Division

  • VBE

    Medical Ethics

    Organisational unit: Research group