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Department: MEFAM-Family and Community Medicine
Course: 418-Introduction to Clinical Medical Ethics
Track: Ethics Track

Course Coordinator: Dr. Laurence Mc Cullough
Course Faculty: Dr. Laurence Mc Cullough
Elective Location:
Periods Elective offered: Qtr: 1,4
Min. Number of Students:Max: 20
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Visiting Student Elective: No
Open to International Students: No
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: No

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
Statement of Goals:
(Previously 420-418) This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the clinical practice of bioethics. Students will attend at least twelve clinical sessions (teaching and/or consultative) led by the faculty and concentrating on ethical issues raised by actual cases. Students will be expected to write essays evaluating the ethical issues in light of assigned readings. COURSE IS TO BE OFFERED SEPTEMBER, APRIL( Month 10 , and MAY/JUNE ( Month 12) , please check with course director
Learning Activities
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Dr. Laurence McCullough
Contact Phone: 713-798-3505
Contact Fax: 713-798-5678
Contact Location:
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