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Links to Online Bioethics Resources

The following links are divided into general and specific sites.

Intro & Resource Links – The following sites have good overall bioethics resources

·         Topics in Bioethics: http://eduserv.hscer.washington.edu/bioethics/topics/index.html 

·         The University of Toronto Joint Center for Bioethics – Great site, especially for international ethics resources, but sometimes hard to navigate. Follow the drop-down links at the top of the page. http://www.utoronto.ca/jcb/home/main.htm.

·         From the Karolinska Institutet: Links in Ethics and Biomedicine – massive linkset in several areas.  Updated frequently; few busted links. http://www.mic.ki.se/Diseases/K01.316.html

·         Hospice Buffalo: http://www.hospicebuffalo.org/

·         A pretty good bioethics blog: http://blog.bioethics.net/

·         Bioethics Cases: http://www.mhhe.com/biosci/genbio/olc_linkedcontent/bioethics_cases/index.html

·         A very neatly-organized site of bioethics cases: http://rockethics.psu.edu/bioethics/case_studies/case_studies.asp

·         Biotechnology and Ethics Resources: http://www.unf.edu/%7Emgillis/general.html

·         General site for ethics cases: http://www.web-miner.com/ethicscases.htm

·         Canadian Bioethics Society: http://www.bioethics.ca/english/

·         Center for Genetics and Society: http://www.genetics-and-society.org/

·         Center for Bioethics and Culture: http://www.thecbc.org/

·         Center for Practical Bioethics: http://www.midbio.org/

·         Legal Cases in Bioethics: http://academic.udayton.edu/lawrenceulrich/legalcases.html

·         One of my old sites (no longer maintained): http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~fescobar/337FA02/

·         President’s Council on Bioethics: http://bioethics.gov/

·         Rock Ethics Institute: http://rockethics.psu.edu/bioethics/index.asp

Newsletters & Journals

·         The American Journal of Bioethics—With good news links. http://www.bioethics.net/

·         Biotechnology Industry Association—http://www.bio.org/bioethics

·         A list of journals and publications in bioethics: http://www.parkridgecenter.org/Page1271.html

·         A Canadian site with several links to online publications: http://www.ethicsweb.ca/resources/bioethics/publications.html 

·         Bioethics News: http://www.bioethics.com/

News Organizations

·         New York Times –

o        Health—http://www.nytimes.com/pages/health/index.html

o        Science—http://www.nytimes.com/pages/science/index.html

·         Los Angeles Times

o        Healthhttp://www.latimes.com/features/health/

o        Sciencehttp://www.latimes.com/news/science/

·         London Times – Health News: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/section/0,,589,00.html

·         MSNBC—Breaking Bioethics: http://msnbc.msn.com/id/3035344/

Topic Links

·         Advance Directives:

o        A short intro to advance directives from the magazine American Family Physician: http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m3225/is_3_59/ai_53979628

o        Health Care Proxies in NY State: http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/hospital/healthcareproxy/intro.htm

·         Cloning:

o        http://members.tripod.com/~cloning/

o        Human Genome Project—Cloning Fact Sheet: http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/elsi/cloning.shtml

o        The Science of Cloning: http://www.arhp.org/patienteducation/onlinebrochures/cloning/index.cfm?ID=282

o        Richard Hull—An argument for adoption (and against other reproductive technologies): http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~fescobar/337FA02/hull.htm

·         Death and Dying:

o        When Death is Sought – A report by the New York Task Force on Life and the Law which details assisted suicide and euthanasia law in NY state: http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/provider/death.htm

o        MedlinePlus: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/deathanddying.html

o        NPR – The End of Life: http://www.npr.org/programs/death/

o        Partnership for Caring: http://www.partnershipforcaring.org/HomePage/

o        A page of links: http://www.lsds.com/death/ 

·         Law:

o        Federal regulations governing Institutional Review Boards – Title 21, Code of Federal Regulations: http://www.med.umich.edu/irbmed/FederalDocuments/cfr/21cfr56.html

o        List of legal cases in bioethics:

§         In NY State: http://wings.buffalo.edu/faculty/research/bioethics/legal.html

§         General: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~fescobar/337FA02/cases.htm

·         Research Ethics:

o        Human Research:

§         The Nuremberg Code: http://www.ushmm.org/research/doctors/Nuremberg_Code.htm

§         The Declaration of Helsinki—One of the first global guidelines on biomedical research: http://www.wma.net/e/policy/b3.htm

o        Non-human Animal Research:

§         NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw/olaw.htm

§         Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals: http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/labrats/

§         PETA’s animal testing page: http://www.animalactivist.com/Testing.asp

·         Nursing Ethics:

o        Nursing Ethics Canada: http://www.nursingethics.ca

o        Links in nursing ethics: http://www.lib.flinders.edu.au/resources/sub/healthsci/a-zlist/ethics.html

o        Nursing Ethics Network: http://jmrileyrn.tripod.com/nen/abstractlink.html

o        All Health Net – Links: http://www.allhealthnet.com/Nursing/Ethics+Legal/

·         Feminism in Bioethics:

o        SEP Article: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/feminist-bioethics/

o        International Network on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics: http://www.fabnet.org/

o        Women’s Bioethics Project: http://www.womensbioethics.org/

o        A links page: http://www.thalidomide.ca/gwolbring/fem.htm

·         Miscellaneous:

o        Salon.com – Bioethicist Sued on Informed Consent Grounds: http://dir.salon.com/health/feature/2000/09/28/caplan/index.html

o        PETA’s vegetarianism page: PETA’s vegetarianism page: http://www.animalactivist.com/vegetarian.asp

·         Animals

o        http://ethics.acusd.edu/animal.html

o        Peter Singer’s “All Animals are Equal”: http://www.animal-rights-library.com/texts-m/singer02.htm

·         Environmental Ethics

o        http://ethics.acusd.edu/environmental_ethics.html

o        Center for Environmental Philosophy: http://www.cep.unt.edu/

·         Euthanasia

o        http://ethics.acusd.edu/euthanasia.html (a huge list of links, articles, journals, essays, news stories, etc. on euthanasia). 

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