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 9 p.m. timeslot, but the day of the week will likely 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 2016

MHB 401: Foundations of Bioethics

Instructor: Tod Chambers, PhD and Mark Sheldon, PhD
Wednesdays, 6:00 to 9:00pm
September 21 through November 30 (no class on November 23)
For first-year MA students

MHB 405: Social Science & Medicine

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, 6 to 9pm
September 29 through December 8 (no class on November 24)
For second-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
September 22 through December 1 (no class on November 24)
For both first and second-year MA students

Winter 2017

MHB 404: Literature & Medicine

Instructor: Catherine Belling, PhD
Thursdays, 6 to 9pm
January 5 through March 9
For first-year MA students

MHB 406: The Practice of Bioethics

Instructor: Debjani Mukherjee, PhD
Wednesdays, 6 to 9pm
January 4 through March 8
For second-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
January 5 through March 9
For both first & second-year MA students

Spring 2017

MHB 402: Medicine & Law

Instructor: Katie Watson, JD
Wednesdays, 6 to 9pm
March 29 through June 7 (no class on April 5)
For first-year MA students

MHB 410: Special Topics in MH&B

Instructor: Megan Crowley-Matoka, PhD
Thursdays, noon to 12:45pm
March 30 through June 8 (no class on April 6)
For both first and second-year MA students

Summer 2017

MHB 403: The History of Medicine

Instructor: Sarah Rodriguez, PhD
Dates TBA (likely late July to mid September), 6 to 9pm
For first-year MA students