Oncology Ethics Program

The UK Markey Cancer Center Oncology Ethics Program provides ethics education and services for clinical and research faculty, staff, and trainees.

This new program incorporates the oncology ethics education and services available to patients in our integrated and comprehensive cancer center. Announcements on oncology ethics programming at MCC weekly research seminar series, annual conferences, and events are sent through the MCC listserv.


Dr. Sarah RosenthalThe UK Markey Cancer Center Oncology Ethics Program is led by M. Sara Rosenthal, PhD.

As director of the MCC Oncology Ethics Program, Dr. Rosenthal helps ensure oncology ethics-focused programming is present in many of MCC’s most visible and wide-ranging events. Dr. Rosenthal is a professor and founding director of the UK Program for Bioethics, and has appointments in the Departments of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Behavioral Science.

Read more about Dr. Rosenthal on the Bioethics Program website.


Oncology will be a featured topic annually as part of the regular grand rounds and lectures sponsored by the UK Program for Bioethics. For more information, see below.


For more information on the MCC Oncology Ethics Program, please email M. Sara Rosenthal, PhD.

NCI Comprehensive Cancer Center - A Cancer Center Designated by the National Cancer Institute

Markey Cancer Center is designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Comprehensive Cancer Center – a distinction that recognizes our commitment to accelerating precision cancer research and care to patients. We are the first and only NCI-Comprehensive Cancer Center in Kentucky, and one of 56 in the nation.