Medical Ethics Consultant


BS STEM field; Advanced Degree highly recommended

Professional Organization

American Society for Bioethics and Humanities

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A medical ethics consultant may serve on an internal review board, draft ethics policies, and consult on individual patient cases. They consult on clinical research projects and help ensure that research proposals consider ethical issues when designing studies. (

Innovation in this Career

Medical ethics consultants are innovators at the research planning level. They are vitally important to any research that involves humans and animals. They help ensure the safety of all participants. Their work supports safe, effective, and highly useful advances in medical treatment and technology.