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Medical Ethics & Humanities Resources

Guide Overview

This guide was developed for NEOMED's M.A. Degree program in Medical Ethics and Humanities. The links on the left provide access to databases and journal articles that will be helpful as you complete your degree.

Below you will find links for accessing your textbooks, categorized by term and course.

Course Reading Materials

Clinical Ethics - Required Texts
ETH 77004 Healthcare Justice - Recommended Texts
MEH 79107 Medical Rhetoric - Required Texts
Organizational Ethics - Required Texts
Social Determinants of Health - Required Texts
Foundations - Required Texts
Psych Ethics - Recommended Texts

old book content

OhioLink* - books may be requested via OhioLink.  Please be aware that they will need to be renewed in order to avoid fines.  Also, they may be recalled by another OhioLink patron.  When they are recalled, you no longer can renew the material. 

ETH 77004 Healthcare Justice 

  • Is Inequality Bad for Our Health? By Daniels, Norman, Bruce Kennedy, and Ichiro Kawachi. Beacon Press, 2           
    • On order and will be placed on reserve in the library.  Available for 3-hour check out. 
    • Available via OhioLink*
  • How We Do Harm:  A Doctor Breaks Ranks about Being Sick in America by Otis Webb Brawley and Paul Goldberg, St. Martin’s Press, 2011.
    • On order and will be placed on reserve in the library.  Available for 3-hour check out. 
    • Available via OhioLink*

MEH 79109 Social Determinants of Health 

  • Committee on Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health; Board on Global Health; Institute of Medicine; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, “A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address the Social Determinants of Health,” The National Academies Press; March 2016.  Free online version of book: This PDF is available at http://www.nap.edu/21923  (172 pages).
  • Marmot, Michael, “The Health Gap: The Challenge of An Unequal World” Bloomsbury Publishing: 2015. 
    • On order and will be placed on reserve in the library.  Available for 3-hour check out. 
    • Available via OhioLink*
  • Chapters from: Social Determinants of Health 2nd edition, Marmot and Wilkinson (Eds.) Oxford University Press 2006.

ETH 77003 Clinical Ethics 

  • Aulisio MP, Arnold RM, and Youngner, SJ (Eds.) (2003) Ethics Consultation: From Theory to Practice. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.
    • On order and will be placed on reserve in the library.  Available for 3-hour check out. 
    • Available via OhioLink*

MEH 79107 Medical Rhetoric 

REQUIRED COURSE MATERIAL:

  • Scott, J.B. (2014). Risky rhetoric: Aids and the cultural practices of HIV testing. Carbondale, Ill: Southern Illinois University Press.
    • On order and will be placed on reserve in the library.  Available for 3-hour check out. 
    • Available via OhioLink*
  • Segal, J. Z. (2005). Health and the rhetoric of medicine. Carbondale, Ill: Southern Illinois University Press.
    • On order and will be placed on reserve in the library.  Available for 3-hour check out. 
    • Available via OhioLink*

SUGGESTED COURSE MATERIAL: