Graduate Bioethics Education Programs Results

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For more information about Bioethics and Humanities Academic Programs, please visit the ASBH webpage.

For more information about additional master’s and doctoral programs in bioethics, please visit the Hastings Center webpage.

Question Answer

Master’s Degree

Please indicate the type of degree associated with your educational program: Master of Arts (MA)
Master of Science (MS)
LLM
Educational program name: Master’s Specialization in Bioethics
What institution administers your educational program? McGill University
What bioethics program, department, or division administers your educational program? Experimental Medicine / Philosophy / Human Genetics / Family Medicine / Law / Religious Studies
City: Montreal
State/Province: Quebec
Country: Canada
Year first class matriculated: 1996
Educational program website: https://www.mcgill.ca/biomedicalethicsunit/teaching/masters
Does the educational program have a designated faculty program director? Yes
Program Directors Name Jennifer Fishman
Program Directors Title Director of Graduate Studies
Program Directors Email jennifer.fishman@mcgill.ca
Program Directors Phone
Does the educational program have a designated staff program administrator? Yes
Program Administrators Name Elena Bernier
Program Administrators Title Administrative Coordinator
Program Administrators Email ssom@mcgill.ca
Program Administrators Phone 514-398-6033
What are the educational program’s admission requirements? Degree(s)
Transcript(s)
Letters of recommendation
CV or resume
Statement of interest
Writing sample
Degree(s) Bachelor’s degree
Standardized test(s)
Number of letters of recommendation: 3
Is the educational program offered with a dual degree? No
In conjunction with what other degree(s) is the educational program offered?
What is the minimum length of time to complete the full-time educational program? 18
What is the minimum length of time to complete the part-time educational program? 0
What is the typical length of time to complete the full-time educational program? 24
What is the typical length of time to complete the part-time educational program? 0
Is the educational program offered online or in-person? In-person only
What is the educational program’s average annual new trainee enrollment size? (Average over the last two years) 0
What is the cost per credit? 0
What is the educational program’s total tuition and fees? 0
More information on tuition:
Does the educational program offer tuition scholarships? Yes
Please describe what types of scholarships are available: Some students get tuition deductions; fellowships
Does the educational program offer an annual stipend for trainees? No
What is the stipend per trainee? 0
What, if any, specific tracks/specializations are offered as part of the educational program?
How many credit hours are required to graduate? 24
How many courses are required to graduate? 0
Required course Introduction to Bioethics Theory
Practicum
Electives
May depend on primary department)
Elective Research Ethics
Public Health Ethics
Other
Is there a clinical component associated with the educational program? No
Does the educational program provide training in clinical ethics consultation?
On average, how many clinical ethics consultations do your trainees participate in as an observer? 0
On average, how many formal clinical ethics consultations do your trainees lead? (i.e., interact with the provider/patient/surrogate and write the chart note)? 0
Do all of your trainees lead a minimum of 30 clinical ethics consultations (i.e., interact with the provider/patient/ surrogate and write the chart note)?
Is the training in clinical ethics consultation grounded in the ASBH Core Competencies?
Are trainees periodically assessed and evaluated for meeting the skills and knowledge necessary to carry out clinical ethics consultations in accord with the ASBH Core Competencies?
How are trainees evaluated?
Do trainees complete an oral exam offered by a panel of three clinical ethics fellowship program directors?
Are graduates purported by the educational program to be competent to conduct independent clinical ethics consultations?
Does the educational program require any of the following to graduate? Thesis
Publishable manuscript(s) – Number trainees are required to submit: 0
Portfolio – please describe:
Do graduates receive a certificate or diploma upon successful completion? Yes