Joris Gielen, Ph.D., Peter Ikechukwu Osuji, C.S.Sp., Ph.D., Henk ten Have, M.D., Ph.D., Director, and Gerard Magill, Ph.D., Innovative Leaders of the Center.

A A Email Print Share

Center for Healthcare Ethics

Healthcare ethics is an interdisciplinary field in a globalized context that engages clinical, organizational, professional, and research issues related to medicine, science, law, policy, social science, and the humanities.

The Center for Healthcare Ethics is part of the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts at Duquesne University, having offered degree programs in healthcare ethics since 1993.

The Healthcare Ethics academic program trains scholars and professionals in the field of health care ethics. In addition to academic courses there are clinical ethics rotations and internships that provide Mentored Apprenticeships in Ethics Consultation supervised by our faculty. It also sponsors lecture series, networks, and affiliations that bring together thought-leaders in healthcare ethics to work internationally on issues of importance.

Announcements

A revised edition of the Center for Health Care Ethics Academic Handbook is available here.
Students may also access the handbook by clicking on the "Diss./Student Resources" tab below.

Course Syllabi for Fall 2016 Clinical Rotations now Available

Course Syllabi for Fall 2016 Semester now Available

Please click the following links to access the Fall 2016 course syllabi. Course descriptions may be accessed by clicking here.

HCE-645: COMPARATIVE RELIGIOUS BIOETHICS

HCE-655: GLOBAL BIOETHICS

HCE-659: METHODS IN HEALTHCARE ETHICS

News & Events




 
Don't forget to bring in your socks for the sock tree for Bethlehem Haven! 



Grad Programs

Visit Our Program Website >>

Students with a Bachelor's degree in a field related to health care ethics, such a humanities degree with a major or minor in ethics, are eligible to apply for admission to a doctoral program.

The Baccalaureate Admission track requires sixteen courses (48 credits) beyond the Baccalaureate Degree.All Healthcare Ethics (HCE) programs include academic courses and clinical ethics rotations or internships. Students may study full-time or part-time. Part-time students must take a minimum of 2 courses each fall and spring semester. Typically, HCE degree courses are taught in the afternoon and evening.

The courses are designed with a focus on research competencies. This will better facilitate the writing of dissertations.

Diss./Student Resources