As part of its mission to educate the general public in reproductive medicine, and in an attempt to improve the human condition, the Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation for Reproductive Medicine (“Jones Foundation”) announced that it has awarded a three-year grant to Principal Investigator Susan Crockin, JD and Co-Investigator Dr. Maggie Little, to design and develop an innovative, high-impact, multi-disciplinary integrated ethics-based model learning curriculum for Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) professionals. The Jones Foundation in collaboration with the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University, and with contributions from the O’Neill Institute of National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law Center will produce a program to be entitled “Jones Rounds.” The goal of the new program will be to further an appreciation of the ethical, legal and public policy dimensions of ART practices, for academic centers, training centers, practitioners and thought leaders in the field.
The awardees are:
- Susan Crockin, JD, Affiliate faculty in residence, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University; Scholar, O’Neill Institute for National & Global Health Law at Georgetown Law Center.
- Maggie Little, PhD, Senior Research Scholar, Professor of Philosophy Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University. Dr. Little is Director of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University.