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A Forum of the German Academy of Ethics in Medicine (AEM)

About us

The Young Medical Ethics Network (JMED) offers young scientists in the interdisciplinary field of medical ethics a platform for networking, continuing education and professional orientation. Since 2018, JMED is the forum for post-doctoral researchers and advanced doctoral students in the Academy for Ethics in Medicine e.V.(AEM).

Academy of Ethics in Medicine  (AEM)

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The Young Medical Ethics Network is a forum in the German Academy of Ethics in Medicine (AEM). The AEM, founded in 1986, is an interdisciplinary and interprofessional society for medical ethics. The academy conceives of itself as an independent forum for different standpoints and convictions.

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Relocation of the JMED newsletter to the new AEM-JMED mailing list


In addition to our homepage with the internal JMED prime area (free registration here:, we use our monthly newsletter to inform all interested parties about the various JMED activities. In future, the monthly JMED Newsletter will be sent out via a new GWDG mailing list, for which simple and free registration is possible. The old mailing list will be discontinued soon. We therefore ask all interested parties to register for the new mailing list now.


Registration for the JMED mailing list is now possible under the following link:

Thank you very much!

Vielen Dank!

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Connect people

Creating a forum that brings together young scholars in fields of medical ethics

Professional development

Learn together

Building realms to learn together and from each other. We support projects and the exchange of ideas.


Find opportunities

Finding opportunities to establish your career in the field of medical ethics. 

Events (in German)

VI. Workshop: Junge Medizinethik


LMU München

18.-20. März 2024

Die Ziele des Workshops sind die fachliche Weiterbildung, die Initiierung gemeinsamer Projekte und der Austausch über Forschungsprojekte sowie Erfahrungen und Herausforderungen im Feld der Medizinethik. Im Mittelpunkt des sechsten Workshops steht die Frage, welche Wege es in die Medizinethik gibt und wie es gelingt, erfolgreich in ihr Fuß zu fassen.

Virtuelles Kolloquium: Schwerpunkt „Epistemische (Un)Gerechtigkeiten in Medizin und Gesundheitswesen“, Wintersemester 2023



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Das virtuelle Kolloquium widmet sich im Wintersemester 2024 dem Themengebiet "Epistemische Ungerechtigkeiten". Ziel des JMED-Kolloquiums ist der fachliche Austausch über aktuelle medizinethische Forschungen. Fortgeschrittene Doktorand*innen und PostDocs mit Interesse an Fragen der Ethik im Gesundheitswesen sind herzlich eingeladen.


Our Network - JMED PRIME

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Membership in JMED is open to all young scientists in medical ethics. With a membership you get access to "PRIME", our platform for digital peer mentoring in medical ethics. Here we facilitate the exchange between the members of the network in a protected and informal setting.

Currently, almost 100 young medical ethicists from numerous institutions in Germany and Europe are active.

With our platform for digital peer mentoring, we want to establish contacts and facilitate an ongoing exchange between our JMED members.

In addition, JMED-PRIME offers:

  • Member list and profiles

  • Database for e-mentoring

  • Exchange programs for visiting fellows

  • Discussion forums

  • and much more

Wer wir sind

About us

The work of the network, including communication, is organized by a volunteer coordination team (K-Team). Currently, the following people are active in the K-Team


Florian Funer


Institut für Ethik und Geschichte der Medizin an der Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen

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David Renz


Universität Bonn


Anna Hirsch


Institut für Ethik, Geschichte und Theorie der Medizin an der LMU München


Nele Röttger


Universität Bielefeld Abteilung Philosophie / Medizinische Fakultät Ethik der Medizin / Medical Humanities

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Regina Müller


Institut für Philosophie der Universität Bremen


Frank Ursin


Institut für Ethik, Geschichte und Philosophie der Medizin, Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover (MHH)

Netzwerk Junge Medinethik (JMED)
c/o Akademie für Ethik in der Medizin e. V. Humboldtallee 36
D-37073 Göttingen

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