Course: Ethical Issues in Public Health

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Ethical Issues in Public Health

Course

Instructor:

Ruth Faden

Originally Offered:

Spring 2006

Offered By:

Health Policy and Management

Course Number:

306.655



Description:

Lectures and small group discussions focus on ethical theory and current ethical issues in public health and health policy, including resource allocation, the use of summary measures of health, the right to health care, and conflicts between autonomy and health promotion efforts. Student evaluation based on class participation, a group project, and a paper evaluating ethical issues in the student's area of public health specialization.

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