Continuing Education in Ethics
Ethical challenges in clinical care and research are increasing in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, even as many organizations and individuals face decreasing resources. During this difficult time, Penn's Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy (MEHP) wants to help you learn how to apply ethics principles to your work. All Penn MEHP Online continuing education content is available free.
Online Continuing Education Credit
Courses typically include brief lecture videos, readings, supplementary resources, and assessments. Physicians and physician assistants may earn CME credits, and nurses may earn contact hours by successfully completing these courses.
Learn at your convenience online, including on mobile devices.
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Continuing Education Courses in Ethics
For course details and sample videos, visit the course pages:
Children's Roles in Medical Decisions, taught by Steven Joffe, MD, MPH
Conflicts of Interest in Biomedical Research, taught by Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD
COVID-19: Rationing and Drug Regulation, taught by Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD and Holly Fernandez Lynch, JD, MBe
Ethics and Regulation of Social and Behavioral Research, taught by Justin Clapp, PhD, MPH; David Heagerty, BA, CIP; Holly Fernandez Lynch, JD, MBe; Jonathan D. Moreno, PhD
Ethics of Research with Human Subjects, taught by Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD; Steven Joffe, MD, MPH; Emily Largent, JD, PhD; Holly Fernandez Lynch, JD, MBe
Ethics and Trial Design, taught by Steven Joffe, MD, MPH
Rationing Care, taught by Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD
Research with Vulnerable Populations taught by Jill M. Baren, MD, MS, MBA; Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD; Steven Joffe, MD, MPH; Emily Largent, JD, PhD, RN ; Holly Fernandez Lynch, JD, MBe; Dominic A. Sisti, PhD
Tarasoff Duties, taught by Dominic A. Sisti, PhD
If you have questions, please contact Caitlin O'Neill, Program Manager for Online Educational Initiatives, at 215-746-3971 or MEHPonline@pennmedicine.upenn.edu.