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 2017

MHB 401: Foundations of Bioethics

Instructor: Tod Chambers, PhD and Mark Sheldon, PhD
Wednesdays, 6 to 9pm
September 27 through December 6 (no class on November 22)
For first-year MA students

MHB 405: Social Science & Medicine

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, 6 to 9pm
October 5 through December 7 (no class on November 23; additional sessions TBD)
For second-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
September 28 through December 7 (no class on November 23)
For both first and second-year MA students

Winter 2018

MHB 404: Literature & Medicine

Instructor: Catherine Belling, PhD
Day TBD, 6 to 9pm
January 8 through March 16
For first-year MA students

MHB 406: The Practice of Bioethics

Instructor: Kathy J Neely, MD, MA
Day TBD, 6 to 9pm
January 8 through March 16
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 22
For both first & second-year MA students

Spring 2018

MHB 402: Medicine & Law

Instructor: Katie Watson, JD
Day TBD, 6 to 9pm
April 9 through June 15
For first-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
April 12 through June 14
For both first and second-year MA students

Summer 2018

MHB 403: The History of Medicine

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