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Electives - Humanities and Ethics in Medicine
Global Health, Human Rights and the Social Determinants of Health
Elective Number: 3530 (arranged)
Course Supervisor: Drs. Preston Reynolds and Mary Burchett
Duration: 2 weeks
Report to: Dr. Reynolds
Time to Report: 9:00 am
Place to Report: Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities, Barringer 5, room 5335
Attendance: Attendance at elective activities is mandatory.
Number of students per rotation: 10 (by special arrangement if less than 3)
Course Description: The elective will consist of six two hour seminar sessions where participants will discuss readings and work through specific cases in the areas of human rights, global health, social determinants of health, and global health research ethics and medical education. Students will apply the theoretical frameworks they learn in the first week to current global health challenges presented in the second week of seminar sessions.
Each student will be asked to prepare a 3-5 page paper analyzing a case involving a global health or global health ethics problem using the frameworks of the social determinants of health, human rights and global health ethics.
All the readings will be posted on collab and accessible to all the students who participate.
This description is a general overview. The instructor will establish the schedule and particular requirements at the time of the course.