Joseph Carrese, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was recently elected as a fellow of the Hastings Center, recognizing him as an individual of outstanding accomplishment whose body of work has informed scholarship and/or a public understanding of complex ethical issues in health, health care and the life sciences.
The Hastings Center was founded in 1969 and is the world’s first bioethics research institute. Over the course of his career, Joe’s work has focused on bioethics and cultural diversity, as well as clinical ethics and professionalism education. He is chair of the Ethics Committee at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and chair of an Institutional Review Board at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. As a Hastings Center fellow, he joins a distinguished community of 200 scholars who are committed to examining and teaching about the ethical issues challenging society.