Fall 2022 Courses

Dying in Contemporary Medical Culture

Dying in Contemporary Medical Culture
BTHX 5120/8120

Explore death and dying in U.S. culture through an ethical lens. This course examines current medical practices related to dying such as palliative care for adults and children.


Research Scandals

Research Scandals
BTHX 5000-001

This course will take students on a tour of the deadliest and most controversial research scandals in recent medical history. Some of these episodes are well-known, such as the exploitation ...


Biomedical Ethics

Biomedical Ethics
BTHX 5325

This course, delivered entirely online, examines issues in bioethics spanning clinical ethics, public health ethics, and research ethics.

Two hands in blue latex gloves with their pointer fingers crossed signaling "No"

Minn. Republican threatens retaliation against medical board

Clinical Ethicist Joel Wu, JD, MPH, MA, HEC-C unpacks Jensen's claim that the Minnesota Medical Board is being weaponized against him.
Female nurse of color in hospital

Hennepin Healthcare program aims to get more kids of color interested in medical careers

The program goal is to increase diversity in hospital staff, according to affiliate Nneka Sederstrom, PhD, MPH, MA, FCCP, FCCM, chief health equity officer at Hennepin Healthcare.

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