Education – College of Medicine

CBHX 2400 - Group 4
Lecturer James Dwyer, PhD
Room 3508 Setnor Academic Building
Time Tuesdays, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Attendance is required. If you are unable to make a session, you must contact Dr. Dwyer in advance and discuss alternative arrangements.


June 18—The patient first: the clinical experience and respecting patients while learning on them

July 16—Speaking up

August 13—Telling the truth and keeping secrets

September 17—Ethics consultations and how to analyze and deal with ethical dilemmas

October 8
—Cultural, religious, and personal practices

October 29
—Discussion of Ethics Case Analysis Papers

November 19—Advance directives, surrogate decision-making, and the NY Family Health Care Decision Act

December 10—Futility, palliative care, and physician-assisted suicide

January 14—The limits of altruism: difficult patients and professional conscience; Speaking up paper due

February 18—The U.S. health care "system"

March 18—Self-regulation of the profession

April 8—Reflections on the graduating oath and the good Physician



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