Course Detail

Course Detail for PHIL-344-01

ID Name (credits) Time Instructor
PHIL-344-01 Healthcare and Social Justice (3 )
Kenehan, Sarah Brigid

Instruction Type: Online

In this course we will examine issues of social justice in healthcare. Topics to be studied may include the goals of a just health care system, whether there is a basic right to healthcare, ethical principles and procedures for the fair and just allocation of scarce medical resources, and the obligations of justice as they pertain to meeting the healthcare needs of disadvantaged groups, including the poor, racial minorities, women, members of LGBTQ communities, prisoners, and people with disabilities and chronic illnesses.

 

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