Ethics in Medicine


The Ethics in Medicine website is an educational resource designed for clinicians in training. The website is hosted and maintained by the Department of Bioethics & Humanities at the University of Washington School of Medicine. The topics, cases, and resources covered here are intended to be used as a resource by the UWSOM community and to supplement or support other teaching and learning throughout the curriculum. It is not designed to answer patient-specfic clinical, professional, legal, or ethical questions. Information contained on the website is not intended as a substitute for professional consultation, and is subject to copyright.

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