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UF-VA UNESCO Bioethics Unit

The mission of the UF-VA UNESCO Bioethics Unit is to promote the teaching of ethics into everyday clinical practice.

Recent News

Bioethics World Congress

UF Psychiatry presents at UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 13th World Congress

Dec 21st, 2018

On the week of November 26, Joseph (Joe) E. Thornton, MD, Michael Shapiro, MD, and Caroline Nickerson presented at the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics 13th World Conference: Bioethics, Medical Ethics […]

Joe Thornton, MD Bioethics Day

UF-VA UNESCO Bioethics Unit celebrates World Bioethics Day 2018

Oct 23rd, 2018

On Friday, October 19, the UF-VA UNESCO Bioethics Unit met for presentations commemorating World Bioethics Day. UNESCO has 73 units of this particular program, and our unit was set up […]

Thornton & Hobbs FPS

Dr. Thornton receives FPS Public Service Award for his work with the UF-VA Bioethics Unit.

Sep 10th, 2018

Dr. Thornton received the award for his work at the VA, serving Veterans, and for his work with the UF-VA Bioethics Unit.