In keeping with the mission of the Center for Ethics, a number of partnerships, memberships, and programs which have been established in effort to further community understanding and involvement in bioethics matters. Below is a description of some of the ongoing programs, and more information about current projects and events is available on the MSU Bioethics Blog.
Center faculty serve on and consult with ethics committees for Sparrow Health System, McLaren Health Care, and Marquette General Hospital.
Bioethics for Breakfast
The Center, with the valued support of the law firm of Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman, coordinates a lecture and discussion series four times per year under the title “Bioethics for Breakfast” at the University Club of Michigan State University. This forum brings cutting-edge bioethics issues to the attention of policymakers.
American Board of Pediatrics Ethics Committee
Leonard M. Fleck serves as a 2009 - 2014 member of the ABP Ethics Committee.
Michigan Biotrust for Health Community Engagement
Center faculty are members of the Community Engagement working group for the MDCH Michigan Biotrust for Health.