Current Courses

Offered Summer 2020

B H 499 Undergraduate Research (*)
Investigative work in biomedical ethics or history of the biomedical sciences.
TBD
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B H 596 Master's Research Project (1.0-12.0)
Research project culminating in a scholarly paper suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. Majors only. Credit/no-credit only.
Benjamin S Wilfond
TBD
N/A
B H 597 Special Topics In Medical Ethics (1.0)
Kelly Edwards
Monday, Thursday @ 3:30pm - 5:10pm
N/A
B H 600 Independent Study Or Research (1.0-10.0)
Deborah J Bowen
TBD
N/A

Offered Autumn 2020

B H 402 Ethical Theory (5.0) I&S
Studies the major normative ethical theories, including both teleological and deontological approaches. Emphasizes moral philosophy during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as well as contemporary commentary. Offered: jointly with PHIL 412.
Nancy S. Jecker
Tuesday, Thursday @ 2:30pm - 4:20pm
N/A
B H 456 Social Justice And Health (5.0) I&S
Examines the moral grounds for the view that social inequalities in health are unjust using contemporary literature from moral philosophy and bioethics, case studies, and film. Explores basic questions integral to determinations of social injustice as well as moral constraints on the pursuit of health equity.
Melissa D Cox
Tuesday, Thursday @ 11:30am - 1:50pm
N/A
B H 497 Bioethics And Humanities Special Electives (2.0)
MAREN RANKER MONSEN
Wednesday @ 1:00pm - 2:20pm
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B H 502 Ethical Theory (5.0)
Studies the major normative ethical theories, including both teleological and deontological approaches. Emphasizes moral philosophy during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as well as contemporary commentary. Offered: A.
Nancy S. Jecker
Tuesday, Thursday @ 2:30pm - 4:20pm
N/A
B H 514 Legal, Ethical, And Social Issues In Public Health Genetics (3.0)
Equips the student to anticipate and assess potential legal, ethical, and social barriers complicating the incursion of new genetic advances, information, and technologies into public and private healthcare delivery efforts. Prerequisite: GENOME 361, GENOME 371, or equivalent. Offered: jointly with LAW H 504/PHG 512; A.
Sarah C Nelson
Monday, Wednesday @ 11:00am - 12:20pm
N/A
B H 556 Social Justice And Health (5.0)
Examines the moral grounds for the view that social inequalities in health are unjust, using contemporary literature from moral philosophy and bioethics, case studies, and film. Explores basic questions integral to determinations of social injustice as well as moral constraints on the pursuit of health equity.
Melissa D Cox
Tuesday, Thursday @ 11:30am - 1:50pm
N/A
B H 562 Ethical Issues In Pediatrics (3.0)
Provides a survey of contemporary ethical issues that arise in the clinical and research environment when children are involved, including the role of children and adolescents in decision-making, the limits of parental decision-making authority, and issues related to genetic testing, transplantation, research, and public health. Offered: jointly with PEDS 562; A.
Douglas S. Diekema
Tuesday, Thursday @ 8:30am - 9:50am
N/A
B H 566 Introduction To Person Centered And Interprofessional Palliative Care (5.0)
Introduces fundamental concepts in narrative and person centered communication and interprofessional practice. Presents foundations for learning to apply an interdisciplinary approach to palliative care. Offered: jointly with FAMED 531/NSG 526; A.
Lynn Reinke
TBD
N/A
B H 596 Master's Research Project (1.0-12.0, max. 12.0)
Research project culminating in a scholarly paper suitable for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. Majors only. Credit/no-credit only.
TBD
N/A
B H 597 Special Topics In Medical Ethics (2.0)
MAREN RANKER MONSEN
Wednesday @ 1:00pm - 2:20pm
N/A
B H 600 Independent Study Or Research (1.0-10.0)
TBD
N/A
B H 650 Bioethics Teaching Clerkship (1.0-5.0, max. 15.0)
Affords graduate students a professional development opportunity to build skills that lay the groundwork for becoming an expert teacher. Direct, hands-on experience along with mentoring to develop teaching skills. Students develop lesson plans, lead small group discussions, obtain guidance and feedback by working closely with a faculty mentor to improve pedagogy methods and skills - grading, course website development/management. Prerequisite: MA Bioethics graduate student. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.
TBD
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