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MEDG 535 001 (Seminar)

Genetics and Ethics

This course is intended to serve the diverse needs of genetic counselling students, research graduate students in genetics, genetic residents and clinical fellows, other health professional students, and graduate students from other sciences and humanities.

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 2 (Jan 06, 2020 to Apr 08, 2020)


Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : January 17, 2020
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
February 14, 2020

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
2 Tue16:0018:30
Instructor: KIEFFER, STEPHANIE
KIEFFER, STEPHANIE(Coordinator)
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Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:0
Currently Registered:18
General Seats Remaining:0
Restricted Seats Remaining*:0
-  NOTE: The first class has been moved to Thursday, January 9, 2020 in Room 240, C&W. All subsequent classes will be held on Tuesdays throughout the rest of the term. Classes held at: Children's and Women's Hospital, Room C240. Course Coordinator is Dr. Stephanie Kieffer, Clinical Assistant Professor, Medical Genetics: skieffer@cw.bc.ca. Equivalent to INDS 502K.
-  Course covers ethical and social issues relating to research and clinical practice in medical genetics and genomics. It is primarily directed to graduate students in Medical Genetics and Genetic Counselling; residents and clinical fellows in Medical Genetics; as well as interested students in the ISGP Program. Students in social and natural sciences, humanities, and professional programs may participate if numbers allow. A case-based approach helps students develop basic skills in practical moral reasoning and bioethics. Readings and discussions situate questions of practice within broader social and political debates.

Book Summary :
Information for the books required for this section is not available.