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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 (formerly $7.99–$29.99 per course) from April 24, 2020, through December 31, 2020. 

Online Continuing Education

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 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

Tarasoff Duties, taught by Dominic A. Sisti, PhD

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If you have questions, please contact Caitlin O'Neill, Program Manager for Online Educational Initiatives, at 215-746-3971 or MEHPonline@pennmedicine.upenn.edu.