Doctor-Patient Relationship

Physician-Patient-Society-Systems (P2S2): Doctor-Patient Relationship

Doctor-Patient Relationship provides an introduction to the importance of the doctor-patient relationship to the process of ethical decision making.  The course is taught by Dr. Mark Siegler, Dr. Peter Angelos and Dr. Andrew Aronsohn.  The topics of informed consent, assessment of patient competence, truth telling, confidentiality, and end-of-life decisions, religion, spirituality, and law are examined in several clinical contexts such as acute care, pediatrics, geriatrics, and rehabilitation medicine.  Small group sessions following lecture provide a chance for in-depth discussion.

When: This course meeting Tuesday afternoons for lectures and small group discussions.