GED 411

Course Code: GED 411
Course Name:
Objectivity and Its Loss
Credit Hours:
Detailed Syllabus:

The nature and limits of objectivity in the context of biomedical practices and institutions will bne taught under this course. Topics include conceptions of objectivity, conflict of interest, inappropriate influence, individual ethical failings, cognitive biases, and other linguistic and social sources of error and bias. Emphasis will be on identifying strategies for counteracting the various threats to objectivity.