Specialist Course and Master's in Bioethics (Health Sciences)
The Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics at Universidad Panamericana (CIBUP) is pleased to offer its postgraduate courses.
The current age demands solid virtues in scientific labor, committed professionals in a world of pragmatic interests where respect for the rights of individuals, especially those more vulnerable, is not always a priority.
The Specialist course and Master’s in Bioethics is an excellent program which seeks to establish
the bases of current bioethical stances, oriented towards practical work in hospital committees and ethics in research, without disregarding a good theoretical grounding.
The program boasts a distinguished faculty from the Colleges of Law and Philosophy and the
School of Medicine, with ample experience in research, both in their specific fields, as well as in
Bioethics and Health Sciences.
In recognition of the excellent level of the program, it has been named part of the National Program of Quality Postgraduate Courses of CONACyT (National Commission of Science and Technology), whose mission is to : “encourage continuous improvement and quality assurance of the national postgraduate programs giving sustenance to increase the scientific, technological, social, humanistic skills and innovation in the country. "
We are confident that these programs will be a milestone of great importance, both personal and professional and social, due to the many benefits of the knowledge it generates.
Educate people to promote, teach, research and apply Bioethics from a solid theoretical and
practical knowledge in bioethical decision making, focusing on respect for life and human dignity, positively influencing society.
Professional in Bioethics will be able to:
• Reflect on the profound knowledge of man
• Understand the biology of life in all its stages
• Understand the legal issues impacting bioethical issues
• Analyze currents and principles of bioethics and promote interdisciplinary work
• Assist in Hospital Ethics Committees for Research, Bioethics and Transplants
• Promote bioethics through teaching, participation in conferences and media
• Conduct research in bioethics
• Influence socio-political fields where decisions are taken with regards to life and health
LINES OF KNOWLEDGE
The lines of generation and application of knowledge are consistent with the curriculum. Thesis
topics serve a specific institutional or national need in the field of bioethics and clinical research on humans.
The research areas are defined according to the research products of the teachers of the core,
Bioethics and Human Rights. It is a comprehensive and essential line in the bioethical
approach. It includes the right to life, health, privacy, non-discrimination, justice, conscientious
objection. It has an interdisciplinary approach among medicine, law and philosophy.
Hospital Bioethics Committees. This line is one of the most important for the development of
research ethics applications and addressing bioethical dilemmas of hospital practice. It includes
bioethics committees, research ethics, transplantation, maternal and fetal risk and issues related to them, such as suspension of therapies, conflicts in the relationship of health, health policy, malpractice and those related to quality of care and good medical practice. It has an interdisciplinary approach among medicine, law and philosophy.
Physician-Patient Relationship. It is a basic line of inquiry in medical ethics and bioethics. It
covers what the relationship should be like and the kind of problem which may appear, either
biotechnological or in clinical or surgical application. It covers topics considered in declarations of medical deontology and bioethics. The focus is interdisciplinary among medicine, law, and
Theoretical classes take place Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30 to 9:30 pm, at the School of Medicine.
The committee practices take place in additional schedules in different hospital centers.
For information about financing, please contact the program coordinator.
Claustro de profesores
Nuestros profesores comparten la convicción de que la educación personalizada es la mejor manera de propiciar el auténtico desarrollo de la sociedad.