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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 2019

MHB 401: Foundations of Bioethics

Instructor: Tod Chambers, PhD and Mark Sheldon, PhD
Tuesdays, 6 to 9pm
September 24 through December 3
For first-year MA students

MHB 405: Social Science & Medicine

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, 6 to 9pm
October 3 through December 12 (no class on November 28)
For second-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
September 26 through December 5 (no class on November 28)
For both first and second-year MA students

Winter 2020

MHB 402: Medicine & Law

Instructor: Katie Watson, JD
Wednesdays, 6 to 9pm
January 8 through March 11
For first-year MA students

MHB 406: The Practice of Bioethics

Instructor: Kathy Neely, MD, MA
Day TBD (Monday, Tuesday, or Thursday), 6 to 9pm
January 6 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 9 through March 12
For both first & second-year MA students

Spring 2020

MHB 404: Literature, Medicine, & Bioethics

Instructor: Catherine Belling, PhD
Day TBD, 6 to 9pm
March 31 through June 4
For first-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
April 2 through June 4
For both first and second-year MA students

Summer 2020

MHB 403: The History of Medicine

Instructor: Sarah Rodriguez, PhD
Days and dates TBD
For first-year MA students