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The Department of Medical History and Bioethics dates back to 1950, when the University of Wisconsin Medical School created a Department of the History of Medicine, the second department of its kind in the country. The Program in Medical Ethics has been an integral part of the department since its founding in 1973.   (More information --> About Us)

Upcoming events - save the dates

Eighth Annual Bioethics Symposium: Transplant Ethics: Past, Present, and Future. April 28, 2016
from 1:00 to 5:30pm at Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC), Room 1306. See Events for more details.

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