Bioethics Courses

We offer an array of interdisciplinary Bioethics courses that are open to students across the University. Some of these courses fulfill ethics requirements for students in other programs at the University, including requirements for Interprofessional Education for health professions students. See course registration Information.

Spring 2022 Courses

Joan Henriksen, PhD, RN, HEC-C | Thursdays, 3:30 - 6 pm | 3 cr | Partially Online | Intro to Clinical Ethics | BTHX 5100
Healthcare is full of gray areas, high stakes situations, and tensions between personal and professional values. This course explores the moral nature of the healthcare…
BTHX 5000-002/8000-002 Medical Dystopias | Carl Elliot, MD, PhD | Wednesdays 9 - 11:30 AM (3 Cr) | Partially Online
Dystopian literature is a genre of fiction used to explore social and political structures in a dark, often politically repressive world. Starting most famously with Aldous Huxley…
BTHX 5000-001 Pandemic Ethics Debra DeBruin, PhD | Second half of Spring semester, Wednesdays, 3:30 - 5:10 pm | 1 cr
This course will explore ethical issues in pandemic response, including contingency and crisis standards of care, protections for health professionals and other critical workers…