The Medical Ethics & Humanities Program gives students the tools to critically examine issues and values relevant to health care delivery, research and the health care organization, as well as the ability to self-reflect, address biases and recognize different viewpoints.
To be considered for admission, applicants must:
- Have earned a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university
- Maintained an undergraduate GPA of at least a 3.0
- Hold up-to-date licensure, in the case of practicing professionals
- Exhibit a strong desire to enroll in ethics and humanities coursework
- Complete a NEOMED online admissions application, including payment of the application fee
- Submit a personal statement; single spaced, minimum one page, not to exceed three pages that answers: Why are you an ideal candidate? Why do you want to earn a degree/graduate certificate in Medical Ethics and Humanities? Personal essays will be evaluated by the program admissions committee.
- Submit official transcripts from all institutions you have taken courses at. This includes both undergraduate and graduate courses.
- Submit a letter of good academic standing (applicable to students and residents; letter must be sent by academic institution/residency director)
- Submit one letter of recommendation from previous or current faculty, mentors, or colleagues (Letter must not come from family members or friends, or from educators/mentors prior to your undergraduate education)