Grant Recipients

Vanderbilt Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society

Grant Amount: $100,000 - $250,000
Grant Term: 1 Year
Jul 31 2009

The Center for Biomedical Ethics mission is to provide leadership in education, research, and clinical service at VUMC concerning the ethical, legal, and social dimensions of medicine, health care, and health policy.  The Center is committed to multi-disciplinary exploration of the individual and social values, cultural dynamics, and legal and professional standards that characterize and influence clinical practice and biomedical research.  As a part of the Trust's Strategic Planning Initiative, this  grant will fund the implementation of the first year of the Compassionate Care Program which includes a portion of multiple faculty salaries and an Ethics Fellow, which will become a permanent part of the University, and have a major, lasting impact on access to and quality of health services

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