Emergency Consultation Services
If you have an emergency, or a specific time-sensitive question, please call:
(215) 877-2660, 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
Follow the prompts to leave a message and an ethicist will be paged and respond to your call as soon as possible.
If your question is not related to an emergency situation please call during regular business hours 9am - 5pm Eastern Time or use our online Consultation Request Form.
NOTE: The National Catholic Bioethics Center (Center) is a non-profit research and educational institute committed to applying the moral teachings of the Catholic Church to ethical issues arising in health care and the life sciences. The Center provides consultations to institutions and individuals seeking its opinion on the appropriate application of Catholic moral teachings to these ethical issues.
Neither the Center's moral analyses nor any other project of the Center should be construed as an attempt to offer or render a legal or medical opinion or otherwise to engage in the practice of law or medicine, or other health care disciplines.