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The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Bioethics Academy - 1st Bioethics Summer Course

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The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Bioethics Academy (SNFBA) is proud to announce that it will be hosting the 1st Bioethics Summer Course at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center in Athens, Greece June 20-22, 2019.
 
The Bioethics Summer Course is an annual training activity of the SNFBA whose goal is to support and enhance knowledge and awareness for bioethics among biomedical researchers, policy professionals, and healthcare administrators in Greece.  The course is co-directed by Prof. Jeffrey Kahn, the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics (JHU) and Prof. Effy Vayena, Head of the Health Ethics and Policy Lab at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH).
 
The inaugural Bioethics Summer Course in 2019 is a three-day course including lectures by international faculty followed by small group discussions facilitated by JHU and ETH faculty and Greek bioethics experts. The small group discussions will include cases specific to the Greek context.  Topics will include ethical issues that are arising across biomedical research and clinical medicine.
 
The three-day course will include lectures followed by small group discussions facilitated by JHU and ETH faculty and Greek professionals, and will focus on cases relevant to Greece.  Topics will include ethical issues that are arising across biomedical research and clinical medicine. (Click here to view and print the program).  Certificates will be awarded to participants.
 
Cost
The SNFBA is a free program, that is exclusively supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Free lodging will be provided to those who request it, at the Athens Marriott adjacent to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. Participation is limited to the first 40 registrants.
 
Eligibility
Professionals working in Greek institutions in the following areas:
Biomedical Researchers
Clinical researchers
Members of Ethics & Deontology Committees
Researchers involved with biobanks
 
Selection Criteria
1.Masters-level education or higher
2.Minimum of four years since the completion of graduate or professional degree
3.Relevant previous experience or current professional duties
 
Applications:
Applications for participation can be submitted online until June 7, 2019 but may close earlier if 40-person capacity is reached.  APPLY ONLINE HERE
 
Required Application Documentation
•Curriculum Vitae
•Short Personal Statement no more than 250 words including why the Course is of interest to you, your motivation for applying, and how the Course will be of use in your professional work and professional development
 
 
For questions please contact Katerina Ligomenides (Αυτή η διεύθυνση ηλεκτρονικού ταχυδρομείου προστατεύεται από τους αυτοματισμούς αποστολέων ανεπιθύμητων μηνυμάτων. Χρειάζεται να ενεργοποιήσετε τη JavaScript για να μπορέσετε να τη δείτε. )
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