Course Detail
Course Components:
This is a required two-week course taught through lectures and small group exercises in the spring of the senior year when students have had sufficient exposure to clinical medicine to appreciate the relevance and importance of ethical issues in medicine. The course objectives are: 1) explore the complexities of ethical issues in the practice of medicine; 2) provide a foundation of philosophical and moral reasoning skills; 3) encourage reflection on personal and professional moral commitments in the practice of medicine and promote discussion between professionals; 4) and employ this knowledge and these skills in a clinical setting.