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INTD 4106 - Practical Ethics for Healers

After graduation, students will begin time as a resident/intern/housestaff. With this first job comes increased responsibility and increased pressure. This course serves to explore some of the ethical and professional challenges that new physicians may encounter in this next stage. The course will look at personal values in relation to medicine, the relationship between ethics and law, the clinical ethics service, the role of the physician in society, medical errors and apology, and understanding “physician, heal thyself."


Course Director:

Ruth Berggren, MD

Jason Morrow, MD, PhD


Course Objectives:

  1. To identify ethical and professional challenges faced by residents
  2. To understand social determinants of health and their role in the health care system
  3. To explain professional behaviors expected of physicians

Course Requirements:

  1. Attend seminar
  2. Participation

If you are interested in this course, please contact