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Spring 2022 Course Offerings

January 10-April 2, 2022

Public Health Ethics

Sandra Lane, PhD
Date/Time: TBD
Room: TBD

This course addresses ethical issues in public health. Public health ethics is a new area of scholarship practice that addresses population-level health issues, such as issues food stamps and health insurance, immunizations, public health research, legal and policy. 3 credits

Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective

Date/Time: TBD
Room: TBD

The fundamental tenets of health care delivery are analyzed and the concepts of "health," "illness," "patient," "cure," and "efficiency" are explored. Western medical practices are compared to practices in other cultures; implicit premises and deficiencies in western medicine are highlighted. Topics include analysis of status and roles in hospitals; socialization into the culture of medicine; magical curing; economic barriers to better health care; problems introducing western medicine into alien cultures; and the patient’s role. 3 credits


CCM courses are open to upper division undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty from the cooperating institutions and members of the public, of the public. For members of the public permission of the instructor is required

Registration Information

Le Moyne students www.lemoyne.edu  
Upstate Medical University students: www.upstate.edu/ccm 
Syracuse University students: www.syr.edu

Members of the public can register through any of the three institutions.

For complete course descriptions go to: www.upstate.edu/ccm