Teaching Ethics, the Humanities, and Human Values in Medical Schools: A Ten-Year Overview
Pellegrino, Edmund D.
McElhinney, Thomas K.
This report summarizes some of the more significant experiences and work of the Institute on Human Values in Medicine which has been assisted for a decade by successive grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The report draws on several sources: (1) a decade of annual reports by the Institute to the National Endowment; (2) a recent questionnaire survey of 125 American medical schools; (3) site visits by the Institute staff to 80 medical schools; (4) the "Capstone" Conference held at the Sugar- loaf Conference Center in December, 1981, for program directors and teachers in human values, ethics and the humanities in medical schools.
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Pellegrino, Edmund D.; McElhinney, Thomas K. (Institute of Human Value in Medicine; Society of Health and Human Values, 1975)Over a period of four years the Institute on Human Values in Medicine has conducted many conferences and visits on medical campuses designed to encourage the development of teaching programs in human values in medical ...
Pellegrino, Edmund D.; McElhinney, Thomas K. (Institute of Human Value in Medicine; Society of Health and Human Values, 1974-04)The nineteen teaching programs described in the following pages share the common goal of emphasizing human values as an important area of education in the health professions. They have numerous other similarities, but ...