Courses 2008 - 2009
LAW H 503 Medical Ethics And Jurisprudence
Relationship between bioethics and law. Review of basic concepts of both disciplines; their theoretical and practical connections. Analysis of principal legal cases and statutes illustrating such issues as informed consent to treatment, foregoing life support, research with human subjects, confidentiality, allocation of health care resources. For graduate and professional (Medicine, Law, and Public Health) students. Course requirements will include a paper and presentation.