Your participation in the Third Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education, June 19, 20, 21, 2013 in Paris, is important for advancing the goals of our international bioethics community. Although as bioethicists we represent a variety of disciplines, there are certain truths we hold in common: (1) that the future of our field rests on the foundation of Bioethics Education and (2) ensuring the strength of this foundation requires a bold look at where we are now and what future directions should
In April 2010, Cambridge University Press held the first Cambridge Consortium for Bioethics Education in New York. Leaders in the field were invited to initiate a shared dialogue addressing such questions as: Why are we doing this? What goals are we trying to achieve? Where is bioethics education taking place? How well are we doing? What next?
Tackling those questions continued at the Second Consortium, held in Paris 2012. Delegates from 20 countries reported on bioethics from around the
world and discussed proposals for general objectives of bioethics education in various academic programs.
Expanding our work together continues at the Third Consortium where the focus is on "how to" methods of teaching bioethics. Through our collective information and shared experiences we are moving forward as an international community of bioethics educators. Come join us.