Academic journal article The Hastings Center Report

Introduction

Academic journal article The Hastings Center Report

Introduction

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China has a fine tradition in developing medical morals and medical ethics. We integrate education in ethics all the way through the training of medical students. As a new academic discipline, medical ethics is developing rapidly in the world. The Department of Medical Ethics at Beijing Medical University has taken the lead in China to teach medical ethics via a case report and case discussion approach, supported by a grant from the China Medical Board. Those efforts have gained fruitful outcomes, and Beijing's teaching approach has been recognized by awards in the academic world.

This conference affirms the medical ethics teaching model that we developed with the support of the China Medical Board. It will also promote teaching and research of medical ethics in China. The comparisons that follow of the professional values of Chinese and American doctors underscore the significance of this conference in the contemporary development of medical ethics. They highlight traditions of medical moral values, the effect of ethics teaching on the development of students' moral values, ethical issues in preventive medicine and in research, and the role of government agencies and social organizations. …

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