The goal of the ethics and humanities section is to ensure bioethics is incorporated into the curriculum at all levels of the medical school by working collaboratively with other department faculty.
The curriculum supports and enhances ethical decision-making skills. It fosters compassion, respect and integrity when facing ethical challenges.
Our department faculty initiate and are involved in most ethics and humanities activities and teaching at the medical school. We provide foundational courses in biomedical ethics, elective experiences, and faculty development seminars. We work cooperatively with other organizations to sponsor bioethics education that encourages interdisciplinary cooperation and provides the community with bioethics information and resources.
We are affiliated with Augustana College for graduate and undergraduate coursework.