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Ray Moseley, Ph.D.
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Dr. Moseley received his Master’s Degree in Philosophy and Medical Ethics at the University of Tennessee and completed his Doctorate in Bioethics at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Moseley teaches Bioethics in the Program in Bioethics, Law and Medical Professionalism in the UF College of Medicine where he is the Grace H. Osborn Professor in Bioethics. He is also an active clinical bioethics consultant at the UF/Shands Medical Center as well as at several other Florida Hospitals.

He is the founder and Board Member of the Florida Bioethics Network (FBN), and has played a key role in the development of the FBN as a significant statewide resource. Dr. Moseley is an expert on hospital ethics committees and research ethics, and he serves as vice chair of the UF IRB and is the author of CITI Hospital Ethics Committees training program. He regularly consults with national and international governments/institutions on the development of health care ethics committees and human subject’s protections programs. 

Currently, he is the Principal Investigator on a major NIH research grant developing and evaluating an innovative web-based informed consent process with “information on demand” features. He was recently the PI on a grant which created an iPad App which assists with developing and documenting advance directives, including video advance directives. His publications include articles on “Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Medical Treatment”, “Advance Medical Directives”, “Genetic Testing”, and “Ethics Committees”.


Professional Medical Ethics


This course addresses the mandatory content for Physicians in Florida. Upon completing this course and reviewing the resources, participants should be able to:

  1. Fulfill the requirements of the Florida Mandatory CME course on professional medical ethics
  2. Address current ethical issues regarding medical ethics in Florida
  3. Describe the meaning and importance of medical professionalism
  4. Discuss how conflict of interest may compromise professionalism
  5. Identify three significant boundary issues and proper limits in relation to each
  6. Describe two important ethical issues with respect to operating a practice


  1. A. Jonsen, M. Sigler, W. Winslade. “Clinical Ethics: A Practical Approach to Ethical Decisions in Clinical Medicine”. 7th ed. McGraw Hill pp 51-64 and 174-180.
  2. T. Beachamp, J. Childress. “Principles of Biomedical Ethics”. 7th. Oxford Press, Chapter 3, pp. 56-81.
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