The American Society for Bioethics and Humanities promotes the exchange of ideas and fosters multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary, and inter-professional scholarship, research, teaching, policy development, professional development and collegiality among people engaged in clinical and academic bioethics and the medical humanities.

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Plan Now for the 2014 Annual Meeting!

If you want to advance your career in bioethics and humanities, make plans now to attend the

ASBH 16th Annual Meeting
October 16-19, 2014
Hilton Bayfront
San Diego, CA

This is the place to be for students, those who are starting their careers, and anyone looking for the next opportunity. Plan now to join your colleagues in San Diego in October, make new connections throughout the field, and advance your career. A brochure will be mailed to all ASBH members and online registration will open early in the summer.

Call for Nominations

The 2014 Call for Nominations is open until May 1. You may nominate one or more members for each open position, and self-nominations are also accepted. Complete a form for each nominee and attach a brief resume or CV.

Call for Awards

Nominations for the following awards are due by May 1. Nominations must include the nominee's name and current professional affiliation, as well as the reasons for making the nomination. The awards will be presented at the ASBH 16th Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Recognizes outstanding contributions and significant publications that have helped shape the direction of the fields of bioethics and the medical humanities. The recipient agrees to make a major presentation at the ASBH Annual Meeting.

Distinguished Service Award

Recognizes outstanding and dedicated service to ASBH. The award is presented to an individual who has advanced the mission of ASBH in a significant and lasting way.

Cornerstone Award

Recognizes outstanding contributions from an institution that has helped shape the direction of the fields of bioethics and/or the medical humanities. Qualifying institutions must be more than 30 years old.

Send your nominations to the ASBH Awards Committee c/o This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibilities for Health Care Ethics Consultants
ASBH is pleased to announce the publication of the Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibilities for Health Care Ethics Consultation! Please visit the Publications page to download the PDF

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