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Ethics in Medicine and Nursing

DIALOG ETHIK is an interdisciplinary institute for ethics in health care. It is located in Zurich, Switzerland and its ultimate aim is to contribute to a health care system based on the values of respect, responsibility, and justice.

DIALOG ETHIK is managing and giving support to «Ethics Forums»; at clinics, hospitals, and other health care institutions. We support persons and institutions who are planning to implement a (medical) «Ethics Forum». (details in German)

In cooperation with the Swiss Association for Senior Citizens (Schweizerischer Verband für Seniorenfragen) DIALOG ETHIK offers a living will form. (details in German)

DIALOG ETHIK publishes the monthly electronic journal «Thema im Fokus» covering topics in ethics, medicine, and nursing. (details in German)

DIALOG ETHIK is realizing specific research projects in order to develop new ethics support structures in health care instiutions. In addition, some theory focused projects in applied ethics are carried out by different members of the staff.


Dialog Ethik
Institute and Foundation
Schaffhauserstrasse 418
CH-8050 Zürich

Phone +41 44 252 42 01
Fax +41 44 252 42 13