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MED 129 Health Care Systems Around the World (HUMBIO 129W)
This course will explore the role of health care systems in societies around the world, identifying the common challenges facing health care systems and how different institutional structures in different countries perform in response to these challenges. We will structure the course around general conceptual frameworks related to key health system institutions (including financing, insurance, pr.... More Description for MED 129
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
MED 130 Yesplus: Meditation practices for wellbeing
Meditation Practices for Wellbeing" is a 1-unit course that provides students with tools and strategies to develop a sustainable approach to their happiness and wellbeing. Students will learn breathwork and meditation based techniques to decrease stress and increase peace and focus in day to day life. Students will also study happiness-based research and participate in community building disc.... More Description for MED 130
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn 2017-2018 Winter 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
MED 143C Patient Health Education in Community Clinics - Practicum (MED 243C)
Open to undergraduate, graduate, and medical students. For students currently volunteering in one of the course-affiliated clinic sites. Objective is to expand health education skills, discuss more complex health education topics, and reflect upon experiences in the clinic. Includes readings and online reflections. Pre-requisites: MED 143A/243A, Med 143B/243B.
MED 145 Alternative Spring Break: Confronting HIV/AIDS in San Francisco
Preparation for the Alternative Spring Break trip. Current issues regarding HIV/AIDS worldwide and in the United States, with a specific focus on San Francisco. Topics include biology, transmission, prevention, pharmaceutical development, discrimination, stigma, access to health care, and perspectives of affected communities. Students enrolling for 3 units attend both Monday and Wednesday sections.... More Description for MED 145
MED 147 Methods in Community Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (CHPR 247, MED 247)
Development of pragmatic skills for design, implementation, and analysis of structured interviews, focus groups, survey questionnaires, and field observations. Topics include: principles of community-based participatory research, including importance of dissemination; strengths and limitations of different study designs; validity and reliability; construction of interview and focus group questions.... More Description for MED 147
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Kiernan, M. (PI)
MED 157 Foundations for Community Health Engagement
Open to undergraduate, graduate, and MD students. Examination and exploration of community health principles and their application at the local level. Designed to prepare students to make substantive contributions in a variety of community health settings (e.g. clinics, government agencies, non-profit organization, advocacy groups). Topics include community health assessment; health disparities; h.... More Description for MED 157
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
MED 158A From Foodies to Freegans: Food Popular Topics in the Silicon Valley
This is a discussion-based survey course to introduce the complexities of many "pop topics" in food, such as obesity, sustainability, and local vs. organic food. Course offered over two quarters; second part is MED 158B. The course focuses on Silicon Valley and is taught through a food justice lens. The goal is to provide knowledge and new frameworks for conceptualizing food that transfo.... More Description for MED 158A
MED 158B From Foodies to Freegans Practicum
Students work toward making change in the food system. This course matches students with a community partner in the local area who is working to address food issues, broadly defined. There are many ways to make meaningful impact, including working at Second Harvest Food Bank as a Health Ambassador, or to assist with the Healthy Cornerstore initiatives or Garden to Table with the Hispanic Chamber o.... More Description for MED 158B
MED 159 Oaxacan Health on Both Sides of the Border
Required for students participating in the Community Health in Oaxaca summer program. Introduction to the health literacy and health-seeking behaviors of Oaxacan and other Mexican migrants; the health challenges these groups face. Through discussion and reflection, students prepare for clinical work and community engagement in Oaxaca, while also gaining knowledge and insight to make connections be.... More Description for MED 159
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Garcia, G. (PI)
MED 159A Service-Learning in Migrant Health
Examines the intersection of migration, poverty and health; provides opportunities for engagement directly with community partners working with Bay Area Mexican migrant populations. Weekly knowledge and skills-building sessions covering the process of migration; the demographic characteristics of the local migrant population; the health and socioeconomic status of local migrant populations; curren.... More Description for MED 159A
Instructors: Garcia, G. (PI)
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