Bioethics is "definitely a growth industry," says Norman Fost.
There's something of a transition under way: Traditionally viewed as a multidisciplinary area, bioethics, which first started to pick up steam in the early '70s, has started to come into its own as a legitimate interdisciplinary field. Most persons currently working in bioethics got their formal training not in bioethics programs, but in fields like law, medicine, philosophy, religion, or sociology. That appears to be changing as degree programs gain popularity.
"It certainly seems like...
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