199052 Integrating Public Health Ethics teaching in Law, Nursing, and Medical Schools

Monday, November 9, 2009: 1:30 PM

Katherine Wasson, PhD, MPH , Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, Maywood, IL
Ethical issues in public health cross boundaries and disciplines and can be taught in settings other than traditional public health schools. The presenter will outline and highlight key issues raised in medical, law and nursing schools when attempting to integrate public health ethics. This session will serve to introduce briefly the other papers in this proposed panel. Additional papers will share conceptual issues and practical challenges and ways forward for public health professionals seeking to integrate ethical issues in public health, such as social justice, utility and the common versus individual good, into different courses and curricula.

Learning Objectives:
To introduce and explain key issues raised when integrating public health ethics and social justice in medical, law and nursing school contexts.

Keywords: Ethics, Education

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Moderator: I have a PhD in bioethics and MPH, as well as experience teaching public health ethics and moderating a similar panel of experts.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.