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Course Schedule

Following is detailed information about the current academic year. The three-hour courses typically start at 6pm, but the day of the week may change from quarter to quarter.

Our master of arts program follows the Northwestern University academic calendar, which divides the year into quarters, with some changes made to accommodate the Feinberg School of Medicine's academic calendars.

 

Fall 2023

MHB 401: Foundations of Bioethics

Instructor: Tod Chambers, PhD and Mark Sheldon, PhD
Wednesdays, 6 to 8:30pm
September 20 through November 29 (except November 22)
For first-year MA students

MHB 405: Social Science & Medicine

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, 6 to 9pm
September 21 through November 30 (except November 23)
For second-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
September 21 through November 30 (except November 23)
For both first and second-year MA students

 

Winter 2024

MHB 404: Literature, Medicine, & Bioethics

Instructor: Catherine Belling, PhD
Wednesdays, 6 to 9pm
January 3 through March 6
For first-year MA students

MHB 406: The Practice of Bioethics

Instructor: Katie Watson, JD and Preya Tarsney, JD, HEC-C
Thursdays, 6 to 9pm
January 4 through March 7
For second-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

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

 

Spring 2024

MHB 402: Medicine & Law

Instructor: Katie Watson, JD
Thursdays, 6 to 9pm
March 28 through May 30
For first-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
March 28 through May 30
For both first and second-year MA students

 

Summer 2024

MHB 403: The History of Medicine

Instructor: Sarah Rodriguez, PhD
Dates TBD
June 17 through August 23 (end date likely earlier)
For first-year MA students