Medical Ethics Topics

This is a repository of medical ethics resources created by John Orlando and the students of the Medical Ethics course at Norwich University in Vermont.

Syllabus edit

Medical Ethics Syllabus Fall 2009

Topics edit

History of Medical Ethics


Informed Consent

Surrogate Decision-making

Human and Animal Testing



Healthcare Rationing

Organ Donation

Surrogate motherhood and IVF


  • Szaszian studies - professor emeritus and psychiatrist Thomas Szasz wrote a great deal about ethics in psychiatry and psychology

Other Resources edit

Debates/Discourse/Dialogues edit

Articles edit

Medical Ethics in the Media edit

Books, TV shows, Videos, Movies, and other media with medical ethics themes.

Medical Ethics Class Blog edit

Just for Fun edit