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Medical Ethics Emphasis

Medical Ethics Requirements:

  1. Option 1: Research a topic in medical ethics through a thorough literature review, and write a culminating ethical perspective manuscript for publication in an ethics journal.
  2. Option 2: Propose and implement a community intervention to address an ethical concern in either healthcare or medical education.
  3. Student will attend a minimum of two ethics-related lectures a year, either at UTHSA or an outside venue and submit a one-page reflective essay for each lecture.
  4. Student will submit at least once to the Holt Bioethics Essay Contest during medical school.
  5. Capstone Report: Option 1 will include the ethical perspective manuscript. Option 2 will include data and analysis from the community intervention or an evaluation of the intervention based on community input.