Integrated Graduate Studies (IGS) Information Session and Open House

February 19, 2019

Earn your Master's in Bioethics and Medical Humanities through Integrated Graduate Studies (IGS)

The Department of Bioethics is hosting an open house and information session on Tuesday, February 19th at 5PM. 

Come learn the details of this remarkable 1 year Master's program and how you can earn the MA degree in your senior year at CWRU. 



Deadline to apply for IGS is March 1st.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 19th at 5PM
WHAT: Open House Reception and info session
5:00PM-5:30PM- TA200 (1st floor) 
Students will have an opportunity to meet and mingle with our faculty and current IGS and MA students.  
Hors d'oeuvres and beverages will be provided.

5:35PM-5:55PM- E301
Information session about the IGS program and the Master's in Bioethics and Medical Humanities. Hear from MA Program Director, Dr. Eileen Anderson-Fye.

6:00PM-8:30PM- E301
Interested students are welcome to attend and participate in our evening seminar "Foundations in Bioethics II." 

Highlights of the MA program include:

  • Nationally and internationally renowned multidisciplinary faculty with backgrounds in medicine, nursing, philosophy, law, religious studies, anthropology, sociology, public health, psychology, and history.
  • Unique clinical experience with clinical ethics practicum opportunities at four major academic medical centers (University Hospitals’ Cleveland Medical Center, MetroHealth Medical Center, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, The Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center) and the Hospice of Western Reserve.
  • Research ethics concentration designed to explore ethical issues in research in depth through coursework, direct observation, and working with research regulatory professionals.
  • The Medicine, Society, and Culture concentration provides students with a unique, interdisciplinary approach to exploring fundamental questions involving concepts of illness and well-being--and, in turn, how an understanding of these terms varies across communities, countries, cultures, professions, and more. 
  • International bioethics and medical humanities programs. Different cultures understand and address ethical issues in medicine and the life sciences in unique ways. Gaining an appreciation for this international diversity is critical in today’s world, and can be both illuminating and challenging.
  • Wide array of department electives drawing from the entire University curriculum.