About the Center for Practical Bioethics

Our Vision

Ethical discourse and action advance the health and dignity of all persons.

Our Mission

To raise and respond to ethical issues in health and healthcare.

Our Guiding Principles

  • To be unfettered by special interests

  • To listen actively, think critically and act wisely

  • To lead and promote the leadership of others

  • To collaborate with those who commit to civil discourse

  • To work diligently towards our mission

Our Core Value

  • Respect for human dignity.

  • We believe that all persons have intrinsic worth.

  • We promote and protect the interests of those whose voices have not been heard or heeded.

  • We commit to the just delivery of healthcare.

Our Case Statement

The Center for Practical Bioethics (CPB), founded in 1984, is a Kansas City-based nonprofit nationally recognized for its work in practical bioethics.

Read more about the Center in our Case for Practical Bioethics.

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2020 Impact Statement

From providers in clinical practice to patients and families making difficult choices for themselves and loved ones, your support helps thousands each year. We take pride in the values you advance though the accomplishments described in the report.

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