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History of Medical Law

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This course examines the interrelationship between law and medicine in the United States and how physicians' roles in the legal system have evolved through U.S. history. The course considers physicians as medical examiners, expert witnesses, defendants, and politicians; the course looks at issues or incidents in which physicians have had a large impact on the law.


Prerequisites:

Satisfies a requirement for the Medical Humanities Concentration.