Bioethics News & Impact Stories
In the NewsView All News
Pandemic Lessons: How can we avoid giving (or getting) Covid-19 for the holidays?
With the rise of the Omicron variant, Bioethics Professor Dr. Klitzman explains why COVID-19 is a gift not worth giving.
Bioethics Alumna Amy Scharf Launches New Podcast, 'The Lost Women of Science'
Scharf, Bioethics ’16, tells the stories of forgotten but heroic women of science through a new podcast series.
Five Reasons—and Potential Solutions—for Vaccine Hesitancy
Columbia Bioethics lecturer David Hoffman and other experts weigh solutions for vaccine hesitancy in different communities.
Why COVID-19 Booster Shots Could Widen the Vaccination Gap
Dr. Klitzman argues that pharmaceuticals must ensure they're collected enough data to support their claims and build trust.
Dr. Robert Klitzman Appears on the Mitch Albom Show Podcast To Talk Covid-19 Vaccines
“Doctors have a responsibility to treat everyone as best as they can,” states Dr. Robert Klitzman.
Impact StoriesView All Impact Stories
Bioethics M.S. Alumna Dr. Marie-Julie Trahan: Paused Her Five-Year Residency To Earn An M.S. in Bioethics From Columbia
Don’t hesitate to deviate from the standard career path, says the Bioethics alumna.
Dr. Naila Ramji: Integrating Bioethics into Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Dr. Ramji discussed her time in the Bioethics program and how she applies her degree daily in her profession.
Bioethics Alumna Shami-Iyabo Mitchell Considers Six Medical School Acceptances
"The Columbia Bioethics program gives students broad exposure to law, medicine, research, and philosophy."
Karla Childers: Working in Bioethics During a Pandemic
Karla Childers, alumna of Columbia’s Bioethics program, discusses being a bioethicist during a pandemic.
Bioethics Lecturer Wilmot James to Co-Moderate Symposium on Vaccines and Global Health: Melinda Gates, Tedros Gebreyesus, Jeremy Farrar, Anthony Fauci, Moncef Slaoui, and Ezekiel Emanuel to Give Keynotes
"To beat a pandemic requires transparency, sharing of information and collaboration," says the Bioethics lecturer.