Medical ethics seeks to teach a method of inquiry. In this innovative curriculum, students move from basic ethic principles to a critical thinking framework in order to apply their skills and knowledge in topics and cases relevant to the human body, systems-based or clerkship curriculum.
- Luciana Garbayo, M.D., Ph.D.
- Discuss and review central moral, philosophical, and social issues in medicine and health policy.
- Reflect on physicians’ traditions and responsibilities in developing and implementing health care delivery.
- Develop critical skills for evaluating and responding to the moral and philosophical claims, arguments, and goals frequently encountered in medicine.
- Formulate, present, and discuss particular positions on moral issues in health care.
- Discuss relationships between moral, professional, and legal obligations of physicians.
- Develop basic skills in logic and critical thinking in medicine.
- Discuss academic mentorship, how to get it, and how to give it.
- Discuss principles of professionalism and their role in the practice of medicine.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the theories and principles that govern ethical decision making, and of the major ethical dilemmas in medicine.
Humanities integration examples include Narrative Medicine and Arts in Medicine.