Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Course Schedule

Following is detailed information about the current academic year. The three-hour courses will always be in the 6 to 9pm timeslot, but the day of the week may change from quarter to quarter.

Our master of arts program generally follows Northwestern's academic calendar, which divides the year into quarters. This schedule differs from the semester system used at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Learn more about Feinberg’s class and curriculum information.

Fall 2018

MHB 401: Foundations of Bioethics

Instructor: Tod Chambers, PhD and Mark Sheldon, PhD
Wednesdays, 6 to 9pm
October 3 through December 12 (no class on November 21)
For first-year MA students

MHB 405: Social Science & Medicine

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Tuesdays, 6 to 9pm
October 2 through December 11
For second-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
October 4 through December 13 (no class on November 22)
For both first and second-year MA students

Winter 2019

MHB 402: Medicine & Law

Instructor: Katie Watson, JD
Thursdays, 6-9pm
January 10 through March 14
For first-year MA students

MHB 406: The Practice of Bioethics

Instructor: Kathy Neely, MD, MA
Wednesdays, 6-9pm
January 9 through March 13
For second-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
January 10 through March 14
For both first & second-year MA students

Spring 2019

MHB 404: Literature, Medicine, & Bioethics

Instructor: Catherine Belling, PhD
Once weekly 6-9pm, day TBA
April 8 through June 14 (one week later to accommodate M1 spring break)
For first-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
April 11 through June 13 (one week later to accommodate M1 spring break)
For both first and second-year MA students

Summer 2019

MHB 403: The History of Medicine

Instructor: Sarah Rodriguez, PhD
Dates TBA
For first-year MA students