Medical Ethics & Humanities

Medical Ethics and Humanities is a program within the Division of General Internal Medicine. Our mission is to prepare physicians to provide respectful, humane patient care, to address current ethical problems in health care through research and discussion and to engage with providers, patients, and families to resolve their ethical conflicts.  We use relevant medicine, law, moral reasoning, literature, drama, and art to inform physicians about ethical issues and prepare them to empathize and communicate compassionately.

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Apr 14, 2021

IN FOCUS Discussion: CRISPR and genetic editing

Gene editing is not a new concept. However, with a new technology called CRISPR, it is even easier to get the desired results from gene editing. In this article, Drs Dana Carroll and Jim Tabery from the University of Utah explore what this new technology means for individuals and for society. ... Read More

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