Ethical Issue Overview

After you select your topic, research and review two sources and address the questions listed below. Tuskegee Syphilis Study
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
The Holocaust Genocide
Native American Indian Sterilization
Rwandan Genocide or Genocide in the Darfur Region of Sudan
The Syrian Refugee Crisis
Current climate of social unrest in U.S. society today
Racism as a determinant of health. This assignment requires you to discuss an ethical situation and reflect on that topic. You may write up to 200 words per question

What is the topic or issue you chose from the list below? List the two resources you accessed in order to research this topic, providing links so that your classmates may access those quickly and easily.
How was it harmful to society, both from immediate and long-lasting perspectives?
How did the issue evolve? How has that affected society?
What component(s) will be/is relevant to you in practice, or as you move forward in your career? For example, what is your main takeaway and how will that impact you as a public health or healthcare professional?
Finally, share a personal story or experience that impacted you from an ethical “oughtness” perspective. Have you had any experience in your own life where a situation or dynamic was intended, or “ought” to be one way, but was really another?