MEDICAL ETHICS- ALTERNATING YEARS WITH BUSINESS ETHICS
Course is designed to examine medical ethical issues as they relate to
halachic and contemporary situations. Student will examine Talmudic and
related primary sources as well as secular ones with the intent of rendering
possible decisions to questions at hand.
Tay Sachs Testing and other genetic tests
Stem cell research
Right to die issues
Organ transplants and definition of death
Psychiatry and Halacha
As of September 20, we are examining the topic of abortion as it relates to
Jewish and non-Jewish law, either secular or religious. We have been using
the BBC ethics website for our source of discussion regarding various aspects
of abortion, and have been examining primary sources on this topic.
Sept.28- We have completed the section on abortion and are beginning the topic
of contraception and Jewish law.