Case Studies in Ethics

  • John J. Frey
  • Harmon L. Smith
  • Larry R. Churchill


Just as any practicing physician, throughout a career the teacher of clinical medicine is faced with a variety of ethical dilemmas. There are, however, additional ethical issues that arise because of the structure and goals of the educational system. This chapter will address several cases that contain an ethically significant dimension. Although they are not unique, the cases illustrate the complex nature of the teaching setting and provide opportunities for discussion in an academic department, a medical school, or a teaching hospital.


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  • John J. Frey
  • Harmon L. Smith
  • Larry R. Churchill

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