This year the Annual Florida Bioethics Conference marks its silver anniversary. The conference has hosted more than 300 physicians, nurses, chaplains, social workers and community leaders each year. 


25th Annual Florida Bioethics Conference

The University of Miami Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy will host the 25th annual "Florida Ethics, Debates, Decisions, Solutions" conference on Friday, April 7, 2017, in Miami. 

The silver anniversary milestone - the oldest and largest community bioethics conference in the country - will feature presentations on ethics and health information technology, genetics in the hospital, health care fraud, and healthcare for veterans.  

The South Florida program is approved for continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, social workers, attorneys and chaplains Conference venue is the Miami Biscayne Bay Marriott. 

The rate for FBN Members is $175. To become an FBN member, visit. To view the program and register, click here.

For more information - including sponsorship opportunities- please contact the Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy at or 305-243-5723. 


Bioethics Programs

The Florida Bioethics Network is introducing
a new feature to highlight the states'
bioethics and related programs.

We will present here descriptions of
programs, centers and institutes, including
their histories, events and members.

Tell your story (or ask for more information)
by emailing


Save the Date!

November 3, 2017
10th Pediatrics Bioethics Conference
View last year's conference program

April 7, 2017
Florida Ethics: Debates, Decisions, Solutions: 25th Annual Ethics Program Conference
View the conference program

Purchase the Guidelines

The Florida Bioethics Network's Guidelines for Ethics Committees is a must-have resource for institutions and individuals with a serious commitment to bioethics.

Learn More


Site suggestions are welcome. Please send email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Bioethics in Florida
A new collection of resources on end-of-life care and other issues, links to applicable laws and other tools.

Bioethics Resources on the Web
The National Institutes of Health's Bioethics Resources site provides a compilation of links on topics including human subjects and animal research, institutional review boards, clinical ethics, international research ethics issues, genetics, and neuroethics.

EthicShare's site contains a comprehensive collection of ethics resources including searchable research materials, group discussions, current news articles, and upcoming events, focusing on bioethics. The project is led by the University of Minnesota.

Ethics Updates
Resources and updates on current ethics literature, both popular and professional. Intended for use by ethics instructors and their students. Maintained by the Values Institute at the University of San Diego.

Florida’s Ethics Programs
The nation’s third most populous state hosts a number of academic and other ethics programs, most of which emphasize educational activities and services.

Become a Member

Start enjoying the benefits of membership today!

Join FBN online and receive access to the newly revised "Guidelines for Ethics Committees" as well as the FBN Listserv.

Collaborate with and learn from colleagues around the state.

Members are also eligible for free or reduced tuition at important conferences.

Join Now

Login Form