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PEDS 226 Famine in the Modern World (HISTORY 226E, HISTORY 326E)
Open to medical students, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Examines the major famines of modern history, the controversies surrounding them, and the reasons that famine persists in our increasingly globalized world. Focus is on the relative importance of natural, economic, and political factors as causes of famine in the modern world. Case studies include the Great Irish Famine of.... More Description for PEDS 226
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Patenaude, B. (PI)
PEDS 227 Introduction to Pediatric Specialties
The aim of this course is to provide pre-clinical MD students with exposure to the wide variety of medical specialties within pediatrics. Weekly lectures will feature physicians from fields such as Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Infectious Disease, and Pediatric Surgery. Physician speakers will discuss their daily work, why they selected their chosen field, their career path,.... More Description for PEDS 227
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical School MD Grades
PEDS 230 Pediatrics Journal Club (PEDS 130)
Open to MD, graduate, and undergraduate students. Each session focuses on a current article in pediatric medicine. Discussions led by faculty experts in the area covered that session. Topics may range widely, depending on the available lieterature and students' interests. Students are expected to review the chosen article before class and participate in discussion. Discussion includes methodology.... More Description for PEDS 230
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
PEDS 246 Developmental Disabilities: From Biology to Policy (HUMBIO 146D)
Fifteen percent of US children have disabilities. While advances in medicine and technology have increased life expectancy for these children, health care delivery, education, and public attitudes have not kept pace. Students in this course will learn the possibilities and limitations of new biomedical treatments of Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and autism. Students will also evaluate the impa.... More Description for PEDS 246
PEDS 250 Social and Environmental Determinants of Health (PEDS 150)
How do race/ethnicity and social economic status contribute to health disparities, how are vulnerable populations uniquely at risk for poor health outcomes, and how does where we live and work influence our health status? Explore the processes through which social status and environmental determinants adversely affect health and drive inequalities. Discuss clinical, public health and policy soluti.... More Description for PEDS 250
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
PEDS 251A Medical Ethics I
Required for Scholarly Concentration in Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities. The field of bioethics, including theoretical approaches to bioethical problems. Contemporary controversies and clinical cases. Values that arise in different situations and clinical encounters. Issues include: genetics and stem cell research, rationing, ethical issues in care at the end of life, organ transplantatio.... More Description for PEDS 251A
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
PEDS 251B Medical Ethics II
The integration of ethical theory with applications of theory or conceptual issues in medicine, health care, and the life and social sciences. Topic varies by year. Possible topics include: ethical issues in stem cell research; death and dying; genetics and ethics; concepts of health and disease; the ethics of international research; and ethical implications of new reproductive technology.
PEDS 254 Pediatric Physical Findings Rounds
Pediatric patients with specific physical findings and hospitalized at LPCH are identified and introduced to students. Students in small groups examine patients at the bedside to note the physical finding and discuss it within the context of the patient's clinical problem. Emphasis is on basic science discussion to understand the cause of the finding.
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical School MD Grades
Instructors: Prober, C. (PI)
PEDS 255 Scientific Integrity: Responsible Conduct of Research
This course introduces standard and acceptable practices in the life sciences, with an emphasis on responsibilities in research activities such as record keeping, data treatment, authorship, peer review, mentoring and participation in research that engages human or animal subjects. Conflicts of interest, ownership of date and other intellectual property and potential problems stemming from use of .... More Description for PEDS 255
Instructors: Prober, C. (PI)
PEDS 258 Developing and Defining Strong Community-Academic Partnerships
Applying the principles of community-based participatory research to medical scholars research projects. Strategies for developing strong, equitable and sustainable community-academic partnerships. Identify and asses proposed faculty mentors and community partners, and establish proposed goals and objectives for med scholars research.
Instructors: Prober, C. (PI)
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