Who is this class for: This course is directed toward learners with an interest in bioethics, genetics, medical genetics, genetic counseling, public health, as well as members of the broader public with an interest in the ethical, legal, social, and policy issues raised by the new science of genomics.

Created by:  University of California, San Francisco

  • Wylie Burke, MD, PhD

    Taught by:  Wylie Burke, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, University of Washington

    2013-14 Presidential Chair, University of California, San Francisco

  • Barbara A. Koenig, PhD

    Taught by:  Barbara A. Koenig, PhD, Professor of Medical Anthropology & Bioethics

    Dept. of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Institute for Health & Aging, & Dept. of Anthropology, History, and Social Medicine

  • Julie N. Harris-Wai, Ph.D., MPH

    Taught by:  Julie N. Harris-Wai, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Adjunct Professor

    Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.

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University of California, San Francisco
The University of California, San Francisco, is dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and high-quality patient care. UC San Francisco is the only campus in the University of California system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. UCSF's innovative, collaborative approaches for health care, research and education span disciplines across the health sciences and make it a world leader in scientific discovery and its translation into improved health.
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