Welcome to The Association of Bioethics Program Directors

The Association of Bioethics Program Directors (ABPD) represents the leadership of approximately 100 academic bioethics programs across North America. The ABPD exists to serve the needs of bioethics programs and their directors. The Association’s work helps to foster the development and success of bioethics programs housed in academic institutions, by creating information of use to program directors, acting as a clearinghouse for information, and hosting conversations among peers about issues that are important for those in leadership positions.

ABPD Statement on Bioethics Guidance for the Post-Dobbs Landscape

ABPD Statement on Violence, COVID, and Structural Racism in American Society.

ABPD Statement on COVID 19 Vaccine Mandates

Letter to President Biden requesting Presidential Bioethics Commission

Presidential Task Force on Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in Bioethics

Walk the Talk Workshop Summary of Suggestions