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  • Duration: 5 days
  • Fees:
    - £975 before 10 August 2018
    - £1075 after 10 August 2018
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The course team includes leading international authorities in the field of medical ethics:

Prof. Raanan Gillon (Course Director) Emeritus Professor of Medical Ethics, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine. Retired part-time NHS GP and Past Editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics.

Prof. Kenneth Boyd Professor of Medical Ethics , Edinburgh University Medical School, a Vice President and previously General Secretary of the Institute of Medical Ethics.

Prof. Jonathan Montgomery Professor of Health Care Law, University College London; Chairman of the  Nuffield Council on Bioethics..

Prof. Alastair Campbell  Chen Su Lan Centennial Professor of Medical Ethics and Director of the Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of Singapore. Emeritus Professor of Ethics in Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Bristol and former President of the International Association of Bioethics.

Prof. David Jones Director of the Anscombe Centre Oxford; Research Fellow in Bioethics at Blackfriars Hall, Oxford; and a Visiting professor of Bioethics at the Centre for Bioethics and Emerging Technologies, St Mary’s University College, Twickenham.

Prof. Roger Higgs Emeritus Professor of General Practice, King’s College Hospital & Chairman of the Editorial Board and former Case Conference Editor, Journal of Medical Ethics..

Dr.  Piers Benn [also as Course Facilitator] Visiting Lecturer at Heythrop College, University of London and an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University London Centre.

Dr Wing May Kong Consultant Physician, Vertical Theme Head Ethics, Leadership and Professionalism, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College.

Dr. Julian Sheather Ethics Manager, British Medical Association.

Dr. Daniel Sokol 
Barrister at 12 King’s Bench Walk  and previously lecturer or senior lecturer  in  Medical Ethics at several universities. He writes for the British Medical Journal as ‘Ethics Man’.

Dr. James Wilson Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Vice-Dean  for the Faculty of Arts and Humanities. Previously  Director of the Centre for Philosophy  Justice and Health and since 2015  co-director of its larger successor, the UCL Health Humanities Centre. He has published widely in bioethics and in applied philosophy, specialising in public health ethics, the philosophy of intellectual property, resource allocation and research ethics. He is co-chair of the International Association of Bioethics's Philosophy and Bioethics Network. In 2011-12 he was seconded to the Royal Society  to be co-lead of the Science as a Public Enterprise study. Open access versions of his papers are archived at

Prof. John Harris  Professor Emeritus, University of Manchester and Visiting Professor in Bioethics, Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, School of Global Affairs, King’s College London.

Dr Paquita de Zulueta Part-time GP in West London, Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College and member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics and of  research and clinical ethics committees. She taught  medical ethics and law to medical undergraduates at King's College London as well as at Imperial College London where she was  Programme Director for the Applied Clinical Ethics Course. She practises as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and acts as a London Deanery appointed mentor/coach for doctors in transition.

Prof. Bobbie Farsides Professor of Clinical and Biomedical Ethics, Brighton and Sussex Medical School. University of Sussex.

Dr. Klya Khan Senior Lecturer in Health Ethics in the School of Social Professions & the School of Human Sciences at London Metropolitan University.

Prof. Richard Cookson Professor and NIHR Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Health Economics, University of York.