Sanford School of Medicine Neurosciences

Section of Ethics and Humanities

Goal:
  • Provide a curriculum in bioethics that is integrated throughout the medical school experience.
Curriculum:
  • Supports and enhances ethical decision-making skills. It
  • Fosters compassion, respect and integrity when facing ethical challenges.
Department Faculty:
  • Initiate and are involved in most ethics and humanities activities and teaching at the medical school.
  • Provide foundational courses in biomedical ethics, elective experiences, and faculty development seminars.
  • Work cooperatively with other organizations to sponsor bioethics education that encourages interdisciplinary cooperation and provides the community with bioethics information and resources.
Primary Focus:    
Affiliate:
  • Augustana College for graduate and undergraduate coursework