The Center of Bioethics and Health Policy is a program within the Institute of Public and Preventive Health of Augusta University. The Center's purpose is to provide solutions to the bioethical and healthcare problems of today and those relating to rapid therapeutic and technological advances in medicine.
*Division of Bioethics*
Provides comprehensive clinical consultations with substantial spiritual and legal contributions to both adult and pediatric patients. It also deals with issues related to corporate ethics decision making.
*Division of Health Policy*
Rapid technological changes and an ambivalent healthcare system requires visionary leadership. Collaboration in development of health policy is required across a broad spectrum of disciplines.
*Bioethics and Health Policy Seminar Series*
Throughout the year, lectures, seminars, and interactive sessions are presented by experts in their fields of endeavor.
*Spiritual Integration into Healthcare Decision Making*
The Pastoral Care Services of Augusta University Medical Center is a major contributor in the consultative service, the educational programs, and research of the Center.
Programs are directed to undergraduate students, students in the health science colleges, residents, continuing education, and to the community.
Bioethics and Health Policy research addresses both current and emerging health and healthcare concerns.