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Call for Papers

Special Issue of the Hastings Center Report on Teaching Bioethics
Deadline for submission: March 10, 2014

The Hastings Center Report and the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues are planning a special issue to address current themes in bioethics education. Guest editors include Mildred Solomon, president and CEO of The Hastings Center, and Lisa M. Lee, executive director of the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical
Issues.

We invite papers on the following broad topics:
• assessing the state of bioethics education (What work has been done? How do we assess? What are potential measures? What is the research agenda?);
• incorporating professional, clinical, research, and public health ethics education into medical and STEM education at secondary, undergraduate, and graduate levels;
• methods for bioethics instruction (casuistry, decision-making frameworks, pedagogical innovations, interpreting the role of history, etc.); and
• best practices in bioethics education.

We encourage manuscripts from individuals teaching in traditional and nontraditional settings with traditional as well as nontraditional students. All manuscripts will be subject to the standard peer review process by the Hastings Center Report editor and peer reviewers.

Submission: Manuscripts should be submitted by email. Please submit electronic copies in either *.rtf (rich text format) or *.doc (MS Word document format) to editorial@thehastingscenter.org. Specify that the manuscript is being submitted to the “Teaching Bioethics Special Report” of the Hastings Center Report. Name(s) and contact information for the author(s) should appear only on an accompanying cover sheet. Include a mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and an email address. In addition to this cover sheet, all manuscripts submitted for consideration should be accompanied by an abstract of no more than 150 words, four to six key words for indexing purposes, and for each author, a signed conflict of interest form, which is available on the Hastings Center Report’s website.

Submission guidelines, also online, give formatting instructions for essays. The deadline for submission is Monday, March 10, 2014.

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