Our Partners

The Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences in Medicine is cosponsored by the Ann Arbor Veterans Administration Medical Center (Health Services Research and Development) and the University of Michigan Medical School.

CBSSM has strong research ties with numerous other units at the University of Michigan, including the Department of Psychology, the School of Public Health, the School of Information, and the Survey Research Center at the Institute for Social Research.

Of particular interest to those in the field of genomics is the ELSI Personal Genomics group at the University of Michigan:  Exploring the Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications of Personal Genomics. For information, go to the ELSI website, http://www.elsi.umich.edu/

In the broader realm of decision making, the Decision Consortium group at the University of Michigan is an excellent resource, offering weekly forums during the academic year. For details, see http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/decisionconsortium/home