Program Information

The literature on ethics education in the health professions affirms the importance of teaching, yet there is no consensus about how ethics should be taught, or even what should be taught. Our CWEP and QEP are designed to overcome these concerns by coordinating the teaching of ethics across UTHealth. Specific strategies for breaking down "the silo effect" include:

The plan is directed by Dr. Thomas Cole, Director of the McGovern Center, and coordinated by Dr. Nathan Carlin, Assistant Professor of Medical Humanities.

Faculty include: Drs. Richard Bebermeyer and Catherine Flaitz (School of Dentistry); Dr. William Seifert (Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences); Dr. Eugene Boisaubin and Ms. Rebecca Lunstroth (Medical School); Mr. Jonathan Ishee (School of Biomedical Informatics); Drs. Joan Engebretson, Dorothy Otto, and Cathy Rozmus (School of Nursing); and Drs. Cynthia Chappell and Stephen Linder (School of Public Health).