WHY COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY?
With a wealth of academic and medical resources to draw upon, Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) is particularly well poised to offer this Fellowship experience. The NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH), the Allen Pavilion Division of Geriatrics and Aging, and the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York (CHONY) have a long and distinguished history in clinical bioethics consultation. The unique focus on the ethics of translational research in this Fellowship draws upon CUMC’s status as one of twenty-four centers nationally to be awarded a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) by the NIH. This award supports a comprehensive program of clinical and translational research, centered at the Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (IICTR) at CUMC. As an international leader in many different areas of medicine and clinical care, CUMC attracts some of the most fascinating and complicated medical cases from around the world. With complex medical cases co