Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities

Prospective Students

Our program is intended for the working professional or full-time student who is interested in contemporary issues in bioethics. It is valuable to those in or interested in pursuing any profession that intersects with biomedical and health fields. Our students may include:

  • Feinberg MD students: individuals looking to earn both degrees simultaneously
  • Graduate students: including those in the fields of genetic counseling, biomedical research, law, or journalism
  • Individuals in healthcare-related professions: those interested in expanding their understanding of medical humanities and bioethics as they relate to their careers in medicine, research, law, journalism, etc.
  • Pre-med applicants: those interested in developing their experience in bioethics and humanities prior to applying to medical school

Course Descriptions

Find details on the individual courses within our program via our course descriptions page.

Program Options

We offer different academic tracks to best suit the individual student’s needs. Learn more about program tracks – including admission information and the curriculum schedule – via the information below.