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Department: MEFAM-Family and Community Medicine
Course: 417-Seminar Series in Bioethics
Track: Ethics Track

Course Coordinator: Dr. Jennifer Swindell
Course Faculty: Dr. Jennifer Swindell
Elective Location:
Periods Elective offered: Block: 7
Min. Number of Students:Max: 
Course Level: Pre-Clinical Block Elective
Credit: 4
Visiting Student Elective: No
Open to International Students: No
Grading: Pass/Fail Only
Faculty Approval: No

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Mon.-Fri. Inpatient Ward:
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Statement of Goals:
(Previously 420-417) - Requirement for Ethics Track This is a seminar designed to provide the student with an understanding of the theoretical foundations of the newly emerging discipline of bioethics. The seminar explores the competing theories of bioethics by a careful reading of major texts in the field. The seminar extends through the academic year, meeting once a month.
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A Basic Science Student on a full course load may take a maximum of 3 credits per block. Students on academic warning or probation must have a signed approval of a Dean in the Office of Student Affairs to take any elective. Basic Science students cannot enroll in any elective which is scheduled to meet at the same time as a basic science course for which the student is enrolled.
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