FRM 1 Ethics, Law and Social Issues (ELSI)

This course (formerly ELSIM and EIC) lays the foundations for first year medical students to acquire these understandings, commitments, and skills as they develop into physicians. Using focused lectures and a variety of case-based learning approaches, a multi-disciplinary faculty from throughout Upstate expert in population health, preventive medicine, bioethics, law, humanities, and the social sciences will help students achieve excellence in fulfilling their professional responsibilities both to individual patients and the broader population. Contact Amy Caruso Brown at

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