Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

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Bioethics Cases

Find case studies on topics in health care and biotechnology ethics, including end-of-life care, clinical ethics, pandemics, culturally competent care, vulnerable patient populations, and other topics in bioethics. (For permission to reprint cases, submit requests to

Cases can also be viewed by the following categories:

Medical Ethics

Ethics at the End of Life

Culturally Competent Care


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