Posted: April 2, 2020

The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University Teaching Caselettes


These case studies and teaching notes are useful as teaching tools for exploring ethical issues related to community engagement. The aim is to provide students preparing for civic engagement experiences with tools to employ as they face morally serious dilemmas in real-world contexts.


Mina Silberberg, PhD, Duke University School of Medicine

Learner Audience

Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Graduate Medical Education (GME), Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development (CME/CPD), Interprofessional


Systems Based Practice

Resource Type(s)

Distance Learning - Asynchronous
Distance Learning - Synchronous

Instructional Method(s)

Discussion, Small Group [≤12]
Discussion, Large Group (>12)


Population Health, Community Engagement, Ethics