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***Academic Schedule for 2017-2018***

The following is a list of MA in Bioethics courses taught by Center for Ethics core faculty.  It does not include elective courses offered by other Emory faculty from a range of different disciplines including Anthropology, Philosophy, Psychology, Public Health, and Law that can count towards the MA in Bioethics.  Previous students have taken elective courses such as Health and Human Rights, Health Law, Opera & Disability, Philosophy of Life, and Business of Healthcare.  These combined course offerings give our students a significant range of interdisciplinary study opportunities that is reflective of the contemporary discipline of Bioethics.  For more information on these and other electives, current students can consult the MA in Bioethics Handbook and speak with their faculty advisor.

Course #

Course Description


Day & Time

Fall 2017

501  Theory Banja Thu 4:00-7:00 pm
502 Classic Issues in Bioethics Kinlaw/Crane Wed 3:00-6:00 pm
504 Seminar Eisen Mon 4:00-5:30 pm
505 Elective: Medicalization Rommelfanger/Grubbs Tue 2:00-5:00 pm

Spring 2018

503  Contemporary Issues in Bioethics Vong Tue 3:00-6:00 pm
504  Seminar Wolpe Tue 1:00-2:30 pm
601  Practicum Vong Wed 4:30-6:30 pm

 Elective: Ethical Challenges in
 Global Health

Lavery Thu 2:00-5:00 pm
505  Elective: Research Ethics VanHorn/Banja Wed 1:00-4:00 pm

Summer 2018

601  Practicum Vong Tue 3:30-5:30 pm
505*  Elective: Women, Bodies, and the
 Making of Medical Knowledge
Blank, Crane Wed 3:30-5:00pm
507^  Healing & Ethical Healthcare
 through the Lens of Italian Culture
Kinlaw/Parker May 15-31
508^  Medicine, Compassion, & Ethics Vong/Raggi-Moore June 1-24

*Elective will be taught online, but will have concurrent online meetings Wednesdays throughout the semester.

^These electives are through the Center for Ethics' TRACE Summer in Italy program and will take place in Italy. Students are required to apply online via the TRACE website by April 1 in addition to registering for the course(s). In addition to tuition, there is a $2,500 program fee for each course that can be paid on the TRACE website. Students can take either 507 alone or 507 & 508. Both courses are 3 credit electives.