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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 2020

MHB 401: Foundations of Bioethics

Instructor: Tod Chambers, PhD and Mark Sheldon, PhD
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30 to 7pm
September 17 through November 24
For first-year MA students

MHB 405: Social Science & Medicine

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Wednesdays, 6 to 9pm
September 16 through November 18
For second-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
September 17 through November 19
For both first and second-year MA students

Winter 2021

MHB 404: Literature, Medicine, & Bioethics

Instructor: Catherine Belling, PhD
Day TBA, 6 to 9pm
January 4 through March 12
For first-year MA students

MHB 406: The Practice of Bioethics

Instructor: Kathy Neely, MD, MA and/or Katie Watson, JD
Day TBA, 6 to 9pm
January 4 through March 12
For second-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
January 7 through March 11
For both first & second-year MA students

Spring 2021

MHB 402: Medicine & Law

Instructor: Katie Watson, JD
Day TBA, 6 to 9pm
March 30 through June 9
For first-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
April 1 through June 10
For both first and second-year MA students

Summer 2021

MHB 403: The History of Medicine

Instructor: Sarah Rodriguez, PhD
Dates TBA
All 6 to 9pm
For first-year MA students