The Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics is actively involved in medical education at all levels, both within the college of medicine and in the state at large through

  • A course in Medical Ethics required of medical students
  • Elective seminars in  art, law, literature, religion, disease and society, death and dying and other humanities disciplines
  • A course in Ethics for Residents required of clinical housestaff
  • An Intensive Workshop in Healthcare Ethics for practicing physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains and other professionals
  • Continuing education courses for nurses, social workers and other health professionals through their own professional organizations
  • Monthly ethics programs at both UAMS and Arkansas Children’s Hospital
  • Programs presented to professional staff at most Arkansas hospitals