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Clinical Ethics Postdoctoral Fellowship (EXPIRED)

Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy , Baylor College of Medicine

Job category Postdoc or similar / Fixed term
AOS Bioethics, clinical ethics
AOS categories Biomedical Ethics
AOC Bioethics, clinical ethics
AOC categories Biomedical Ethics
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number Baylor College of Medicine Center for Medical and Health Policy
Location Houston, Texas, United States
Start date Tentative Start Date: July 6, 2020
Job description

The Clinical Ethics Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine and the Houston Methodist Hospital System Biomedical Ethics Program are seeking applicants for our full-time clinical ethics fellowship.


This competitive 2-year program offers the opportunity to train with the Center’s nationally renowned faculty and staff who lead premier Clinical Ethics Consultation Services at adult private hospital systems in the Texas Medical Center. 

The fellowship offers a competitive stipend, excellent benefits, and opportunities for continued professional development. Upon completion of this program, fellows will have the skills, training, and experience to make them competitive for positions in clinical ethics and academic bioethics.

Our Fellowship Offers

  • Comprehensive training in clinical ethics consultation, including the opportunity to observe and independently conduct ethics consultations (on-call rotations) for a high-volume Clinical Ethics Consultation Service (~450 consultations per year) at the Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Participation in activities at Baylor College of Medicine clinical affiliates including Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Participation in Biomedical Ethics Committee and subcommittee meetings
  • Participation in educational activities related to our undergraduate and graduate medical curricula; including the award-winning medical ethics pathway
  • Preparation and delivery of presentations on clinical ethics-related topics for clinical audiences
  • Faculty mentoring on educational development, teaching skills, and research
  • Opportunities for collaboration on scholarly projects


  • Terminal post-graduate degree (JD, PhD, MD, or equivalent)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, working both independently and collaboratively to achieve mission goals and deadlines
  • Strong presentation and teaching skills
  • Training or experience in bioethics or clinical ethics preferred

Application Due Date: October 31, 2019

Tentative Start Date: July 6, 2020

For more information and questions, visit us at www.bcm.edu/ethics, view our FAQs, or email us at bioethics@bcm.edu

How to apply
Application type Online
Web address to apply https://jobs.bcm.edu/job/Houston-Postdoctoral-Asso...
Email to apply
Hard deadline October 31, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Web address for more information http://www.bcm.edu/ethics
Contact name Oprah Garrett
Contact email
Contact phone 7137986608
Time created August 20, 2019, 12:59pm EST
Scheduled expiry date October 31, 2019, 11:59pm CST
Expired on November 2, 2019, 12:46am CST
Last updated January 2, 2020, 3:00pm EST
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