Research Center for Clinical Ethics (CREC)

Since its foundation in 2016, the Research Center for Clinical Ethics (CREC) promotes the study of bioethics and clinical ethics, through research, training and consultancy activities in the university and hospital environment. Over these five years, the center has become a national landmark for the study of ethical issues in medicine.

The CREC is one of the promoters of the PhD Program in Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Medical Humanities, University of Insubria, Varese, and – within this doctoral program – it is responsible for the Medicine and Human Sciences track. The CREC is a member of the European Association of Centers for Medical Ethics’ (EACME) bureau and, from the 15th to the 17th of September 2022, it will host the EACME Annual Conference in Varese.