This is a general introduction to the ethical and legal foundations underlying public health in the United Stated and internationally. The goal is to equip students with the basic conceptual tools they will need as professionals, whether they work in medicine, law, or public service. The readings offer a range of perspectives each week, and are essential background for Team-Based Learning activities and discussions. Written assignments include two short research papers and a final exam.
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.