Ethics and Humanities
Valuing ethical leadership and the enriching aspects of humanities education, USD prioritizes nurturing the well-rounded growth of our future healthcare professionals.
At USD Sanford School of Medicine, we know the humanities can help foster such understanding for our students and faculty. We highly value educating our future healthcare professionals in ethical leadership and the enriching aspects of humanities education, for a well-rounded development approach. The school’s Section of Ethics and Humanities, established in 1995, has championed an integrated exposure to a range of humanities.
Faculty & Staff
Get to know the faculty and staff that contributing to your education in humanities and ethics in the field of medicine.
The bioethics certificate equips physicians with the skills to make informed decisions in complex health and human service situations, with a focus on professionalism and ethical challenges in underserved areas. This training fosters responsive and confident physicians, providing them with leadership skills that will benefit them throughout their residency and medical practice.Learn More
Arts in Medicine
This project includes a focus on the visual arts, revealing what we might otherwise fail to see. Enhanced perception can promote the wisdom and empathy that fosters excellent patient care.Learn More about Arts in Medicine