Education – College of Medicine

CBHX 2400 - Group 8
Lecturer Thomas Curran, MD
Room 3507 Setnor Academic Building (* unless otherwise noted)
Time Tuesdays, 4:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Attendance is required. If you are unable to make a session, you must contact Dr. Curran in advance and discuss alternative arrangements.


June 11—The patient first: the clinical experience and respecting patients while learning on them
(* 2507 Setnor)

July 16—Speaking up

August 6—Telling the truth and keeping secrets

September 3—Ethics consultations and how to analyze and deal with ethical dilemmas

October 1
—Cultural, religious, and personal practices

October 29
—Discussion of Ethics Case Analysis Papers

November 19—Advance directives, surrogate decision-making, and the NY Family Health Care Decision Act
(* 3509 Setnor)

December 17—Futility, palliative care, and physician-assisted suicide

January 14—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 8—Reflections on the graduating oath and the good Physician
(* 3510 Setnor)


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