The Finger Lakes Guild Board recognizes, often from first-hand experience, the many challenges faced by faithful Catholics in medical education programs. Whether you are a medical student, resident, or fellow (or a practicing healthcare professional in any role) we hope that you will find the resources useful!
If you have any thoughts, questions, suggestions, and/or additional resources, please always feel free to contact us!
Real-Time Bioethics Consultation
For help with challenges related to specific real-world situations, the National Catholic Bioethics Center provides exceptional, real-time, bioethics consultation services that are second-to-none!
Topics and Resources
Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services, Sixth Edition
The ERD is primarily meant to guide Catholic Health Care institutions, though it does provide a good starting point for individual Catholic health care professionals as well.
Conscience Protections for University of Rochester Medical Students
COVID Vaccine Mandate & Exemptions
Conscience Protection Resources (general)