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Bioethics Research Library Archives Audiovisual Collection

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Identifier: BRL-019
Overview The collection consists of audiovisual recordings related to bioethics, the bulk of which are recordings of lectures delievered at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE). This includes the KIE's Intensive Bioethics Courses and Advanced Bioethics Courses. The recordings are in a variety of formats, including audio cassettes, compact discs, DVDs, micro cassettes, VHS cassette tapes, 1/4" open reel audio, and other formats.

Bioethics Research Library Collection of Newsletters

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Identifier: BRL-035
Overview The collection consists of more than 250 publications created by organizations, universities, societies, and other groups to promote and examine bioethical issues. Some of these topics include: Abortion, AIDS and HIV, Animal research, Business ethics, End of life care, Euthanasia, Disability rights, Health care and law, Health care and religion/Christianity, Hospitals, Human experimentation, Human reproduction and family planning, Medical ethics, Medical humanities, Mental health ethics,...

Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee Records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BRL-013
Overview The collection consists of records related to the Biomedical Ethics Advisory Committee (BEAC). BEAC was formed in 1987 to counsel the congressional members of the national Biomedical Ethics Board on ethical issues that arise in the delivery of healthcare and biomedical research.

International Genetics Survey Statistical Summary Data Notebook

 Collection — Box: BRL Shared 001, Folder: 6-7
Identifier: BRL-017
Overview The collection consists of statistical summary data for sixteen countries derived from a survey on ethical problems faced by medical geneticists. The survey was conducted by John C. Fletcher of the National Institutes of Health in 1986. The data was used in a study published in 1989 as Ethics and Human Genetics: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. The collection also includes an explanatory letter and a copy of the questionnaire.

LeRoy Walters Papers

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Identifier: BRL-036
Overview The collection consists of Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) records that were created and/or maintained by LeRoy Walters. Walters joined the KIE as one of its first scholars, served as Director of the Bioethics Center from 1971 to 1993, and as Director of KIE from 1996 to 2000. The records primarily document establisment and development of the KIE, its library, and various bioethics information retrieval projects over the years. Additionally, the collection contains a set of bioethical issue...

Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues Records

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Identifier: BRL-016
Scope and Contents The collection contains the records of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. These include meeting materials (agendas and briefing books), project reports and background research files, educational materials, and the Commission's website. The website includes a wide variety of content related to the Commission, including sections on their meetings (agendas, transcripts,...

President’s Council on Bioethics Records

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Identifier: BRL-015
Overview The collection contains the records of the President's Council on Bioethics (PCBE) dating from 2001 to 2009. It includes meeting briefing books and an unpublished draft of a report titled Organ Transplantation: An Ethical Inquiry by the President's Council on Bioethics (June 2009). The PCBE's website is included as part of this collection. The website includes meeting agendas,...

Robert M. Veatch Papers

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Identifier: BRL-018
Overview The collection contains the papers of Robert M. Veatch. It includes material created while employed at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE) at Georgetown University (1979-2019) and at the Hastings Center (1970-1979). It also documents his work as an advisor and lecturer at a wide variety of universities, hospitals, healthcare organizations, and governmental bodies. The records document the development and administration of the KIE, particularly during his directorship from 1989-1996. On the...