Benjamín Herreros


Benjamín Herreros is director of the Institute of Clinical Ethics Francisco Vallés – European University. Physician specialized in Internal Medicine and also graduated in Philosophy, has obtained the PhD in the program of History of Science of the UCM. Master in Bioethics, UCM, and International Master in Health Law, EU. He has held several international stays at universities and bioethics centers in the United States. He works in the Internal Medicine Unit of the University Hospital Alcorcón Foundation, focusing his activity on cardiovascular risk. Lecturer in Medical Humanities and in Bioethics, being professor of the Department of Biomedicine of the UE and associate professor of the Department of Sanitary Legislation of the Faculty of Medicine of the UCM. President of the Ethics Committee for Health Care of the University Hospital Alcorcón Foundation, Coordinator of the Working Group on Bioethics of the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine and member of the Committee on Bioethics and Health Law of ASISA.

Interested in: Ethics at life’s end; Bioethics and cinema.