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MED 235 Designing Research-Based Interventions to Solve Global Health Problems (AFRICAST 135, AFRICAST 235, EDUC 135, EDUC 335, HRP 235, HUMBIO 26)
The excitement around social innovation and entrepreneurship has spawned numerous startups focused on tackling world problems, particularly in the fields of education and health. The best social ventures are launched with careful consideration paid to research, design, and efficacy. This course offers students insights into understanding how to effectively develop, evaluate, and scale social ventu.... More Description for MED 235
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 3-4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
MED 236 Economics of Infectious Disease and Global Health (HUMBIO 124E)
Introduction to global health topics such as childhood health, hygiene, drug resistance, and pharmaceutical industries from an economic development perspective. Introduces economic concepts including decision-making over time, externalities, and incentives as they relate to health. Prerequisite: Human Biology Core or equivalent or consent of the instructor.
MED 237 Health Law: Improving Public Health
(Same as Law 762) Examines how the law can be used to improve the public's health. Major themes explored include: what authority does the government have to regulate in the interest of public health? How are individual rights balanced against this authority? What are the benefits and pitfalls of using laws and litigation to achieve public health goals? Investigates these issues in several contexts.... More Description for MED 237
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Mello, M. (PI)
MED 238 Leading and Managing Health Care Organizations: Innovation and Collaboration
Same as OB 348. Leading and managing in complex, high stakes settings, like health care, where lives and livelihoods are on the line, presents distinctive challenges and constraints. This course challenges you to apply seminal and contemporary theories in organizational behavior to evaluate managerial decisions and develop evidence-based strategies for leading and managing health care teams and or.... More Description for MED 238
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
MED 240 Sex and Gender in Human Physiology and Disease (FEMGEN 241, HUMBIO 140)
(HumBio students must enroll in HumBio 140.) Chromosomal, hormonal and environmental influences that lead to male and female reproductive systems and neuroendocrine regulation and intersex variants. Masculinizing and feminizing effects of endogenous and exogenous sex hormones and other factors, in particular gender, on the musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular, immunological and other syst.... More Description for MED 240
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 2-3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Stefanick, M. (PI)
MED 241 Clinical Skills for Patient Care in Free Clinics
Enrollment in this course is by application only for advanced volunteers at the Cardinal Free Clinics. Focus is on preparing students to gain early clinical experience by teaching basic skills such as taking patient histories, working with interpreters, providing motivational interviewing, and presenting cases to medical students or physicians. Students learn through classroom lectures and practic.... More Description for MED 241
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
MED 242 Physicians and Human Rights
Weekly lectures on how human rights violations affect health. Topics include: regional conflict and health, the health status of refugees and internally displaced persons; child labor; trafficking in women and children; HIV/AIDS; torture; poverty, the environment and health; access to clean water; domestic violence and sexual assault; and international availability of drugs. Guest speakers from na.... More Description for MED 242
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Laws, A. (PI)
MED 243C Patient Health Education in Community Clinics - Practicum (MED 143C)
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.
Instructors: Laws, A. (PI)
MED 246 The Medical Interview for Spanish Speakers
Student led forum for practicing and learning medical Spanish related specifically to the medical interview. Prepares clinical students to interact more effectively with Spanish speaking patients in clinics. Classes are topical; each class includes a demonstration, medical vocabulary practice, and conversational practice on the topic of the day.
Instructors: Laws, A. (PI)
MED 247 Methods in Community Assessment, Evaluation, and Research (CHPR 247, MED 147)
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 247
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Kiernan, M. (PI)
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