Education – College of Medicine

CBHX 2400 - Group 3
Lecturer James Dwyer, PhD
Room 3508 Setnor Academic Building
Time Tuesdays, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. (* unless otherwise noted)
Attendance is required. If you are unable to make a session, you must contact Dr. Dwyer in advance and discuss alternative arrangements.


June 11—The patient first: the clinical experience and respecting patients while learning on them
(* 2508 Setnor)

July 9—Speaking up

August 6—Telling the truth and keeping secrets

September 10—Ethics consultations and how to analyze and deal with ethical dilemmas

October 1
—Cultural, religious, and personal practices

October 22
—Discussion of Ethics Case Analysis Papers

November 12—Advance directives, surrogate decision-making, and the NY Family Health Care Decision Act

December 3—Futility, palliative care, and physician-assisted suicide

January 7—The limits of altruism: difficult patients and professional conscience; Speaking up paper due

February 11—The U.S. health care "system"

March 11—Self-regulation of the profession

April 1—Reflections on the graduating oath and the good Physician


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