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Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics

Stony Brook University

12 months
Duration
25626 USD/year
25626 USD/year
13836 USD/year
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About

Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics from Stony Brook University devotes equal attention to the mutually enhancing themes of bioethics, medical humanities, and the dynamic of compassionate care in a time when both patients and healthcare professionals find the healthcare system dehumanizing. 

Overview

At Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics from Stony Brook University our faculty includes experts in Medicine, Ethics, History, Law, Literature, Philosophy, Religious Studies, the Social Sciences and Disability Studies. Our clinical faculty integrate perspectives from the humanities with their experience as health-care providers.

Students at Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care and Bioethics from Stony Brook University will:

  • get comprehensive overview of the paradigm cases and approaches to topics in bioethics. 
  • examine the philosophical and religious traditions that inform contemporary debates. 
  • learn about the human capacity for compassion that underlies the moral life and effective clinical care. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Compassionate Care, Medical Humanities, and the Illness Experience
  • Landmark Cases in Bioethics and Law
  • Traditions and Values in Bioethical Conflicts
  • Special Topic in Biotechnology
  • Literature, Compassion, and Medical Care
  • Bioethics, Disability & Community
  • Altruism and Bioethics
  • Disease and Society
  • Global Bioethics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal Statement (no longer than 4 pages).
  • 3 letters of recommendation, to be submitted online or by regular mail to the Center (address below).
  • An official transcript is required for any college coursework completed at academic institutions outside of Stony Brook. 
  • Official TOEFL scores. 
  • Proof of Permanent Residency. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25626 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12813 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    25626 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12813 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6918 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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