What to Expect
In your five years in this program, you’ll learn from nationally and internationally renowned multidisciplinary faculty with backgrounds in medicine, nursing, philosophy, law, religious studies, anthropology, sociology, public health and history. They’ll help you hone your skills in our program’s five core areas:
- Normative and social science theory and methods
- Research ethics
- Clinical ethics
- Medical humanities and social medicine
- Public health ethics
Plus, you can choose additional concentrations based on your research interests, including problems in genetics and genomics; stem cell research and regenerative medicine; research ethics and public health ethics; clinical ethics; or medicine, society and culture.
In our program, you’ll also learn how to better prepare both professional presentations and manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals, and how to compete for academic positions as well as funding from sources such as the National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation.