Department of Medical Ethics and Humanities

In 2012 MUDr. Petr Příhoda from the Department of Medical Ethics and Humanities of the Second Faculty of Medicine was awarded the prestigious ‘Ferdinand Peroutka Prize’ for his outstanding and long-term contributions for journalism and in mass media.

Departmental Focus:

Education on medical ethics, medical psychology, and introduction into philosophical aspects of medicine. Psychological preconditions for ethical behaviour, analysis of irrational motives for both moral and political attitudes. Philosophical criticism of modern science. Research of ontogenesis of human nature (ego-structures). Lifestyles of medical students, research on medical students' motivation for studying.