Head of the Department: József Kovács, MD, PhD, DSc.
State employees: Tamás Csapody JD, PhD, Ágnes Dósa MD, JD, PhD, Ákos Gerencsér, Katalin Hegedűs PhD, Imre Szebik MD, PhD.
Consultant: Jenő Lőrincz MD, JD.
Permanent guest instructor: Ágnes Zana, PhD.
Objectives of instruction:
a.) To enable students to recognize ethical issues when encountered in everyday health care practice and research
b.) To provide students with a conceptual-logical system, which helps them to address ethical questions and to resolve ethical dilemmas in an efficient way
c.) To introduce students to a body of knowledge, which helps them to understand, respect and protect the rights of patients, research subjects and fellow health care professionals
d.) To help the would be health care professional to understand the responsibility of the individual, of the health care system and of the society as a whole in maintaining health
Subjects of instruction in Hungarian
Compulsorily facultative subjects:
Surgical Ethics (in Hungarian)
Thanatological knowledge (in Hungarian)
Vis maior at the bedside—Bioethical questions in clinical practice (in Hungarian)
Jewish Medical Ethics I (in Hungarian).
Jewish Medical Ethics II. (in Hungarian)
Jewish Medical Ethics (in English)
List of questions for students learning in Hungarian
Bioethics—Medical Ethics (Faculty of Medicine, year 4)
Dental Ethics (Faculty of Dentistry, year 1 and year 4)
Pharmaceutical ethics (Faculty of Pharmacy, year 5)
Dr. Kovács József: A modern orvosi etika alapjai. Bevezetés a bioetikába. (Fundamentals of modern medical ethics. An introduction to bioethics.) (Second, revised edition) Budapest:Medicina Publishers, 2006.