Students will study current event topics of concern to medical science of an ethical nature. Topics might include euthanasia, Nobel Laureate sperm banking, terminal patient care, patenting genetically engineered organisms, transplanting from brain dead people, etc. Material may be helpful at medical school interviews. The Fall Medical Ethics class usually organizes a City-Wide Medical Ethics Conference.
This course is one of several possible prerequisites for Hospital Internship. This course is only open to juniors and seniors.