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PEDS 211 Medical-Legal Issues in Children's Health
(Same as LAW 643) Explores the link between poverty and children's health and how the medical and legal fields can work together to improve health outcomes for low income children. Weekly class meetings covering medical legal issues such as asthma immigration, health insurance; intake interviews with patient families and analysis of their medical legal issues; group project focused on a medical le.... More Description for PEDS 211
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 2-4 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades
PEDS 212 Challenges of Human Migration: Health and Health Care of Migrants and Autochthonous Populations (HUMBIO 122M)
(Undergraduate students must enroll in HUMBIO 122M. MD and Graduate students enroll in PEDS 212) An emerging area of inquiry. Topics include: global migration trends, health Issues/aspects of migration, healthcare and the needs of immigrants in the US, and migrants as healthcare providers: a new area of inquiry in the US. Class is structured to include: lectures lead by the instructor and poss.... More Description for PEDS 212
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Rodriguez, E. (PI)
PEDS 213 Critical Issues in Child Health
Develop an integrated understanding of the physical and psychosocial health factors from birth through adolescence that result in a healthy child. Uses a multidisciplinary perspective to review the basic physiology and pathophysiology associated with common childhood illnesses and integratenthis with socio-environmental factors that influence child health. Students gain perspective on child health.... More Description for PEDS 213
Instructors: Rodriguez, E. (PI)
PEDS 214 Introduction to Pediatrics Lecture Series
Introduction to the various aspects of pediatrics, directed at pre-clinical MD students, undergraduates, or graduate students. Course composed of interactive lectures conducted by pediatric faculty on subjects ranging from normal development to topics in different pediatric subspecialties. current issues in the field, and opportunities for students considering this specialty. Speakers also touch o.... More Description for PEDS 214
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Cohen, R. (PI)
PEDS 215 Health Promotion and the Campus Culture (PEDS 105)
Multidisciplinary perspectives of public health and health psychology. The prevalence of health risk behaviors on the contemporary college campus and the challenges of risk reduction. Students apply theoretical frameworks to peer health promotion campus projects. Limited enrollment. Prerequisite: consent of instructor prior to first meeting.
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Pertofsky, C. (PI)
PEDS 218 The Art of Creating Digital Health Education Content (PEDS 118)
Online educational content is becoming an increasingly important part of the way in which people learn. This course explores the process of making digital health education videos aimed at effectively supporting the learning of medical students, undergraduates, international community health workers and the general public. Knowing how to engage learners and effectively deliver important health educ.... More Description for PEDS 218
Instructors: Pertofsky, C. (PI)
PEDS 222 Beyond Health Care: the effects of social policies on health (HUMBIO 122)
Available evidence at the national and cross-country level linking social welfare interventions and health outcomes. If and how non-health programs and policies could have an impact on positive health outcomes. Evaluation of social programs and policies that buffer the negative health impact of economic instability and unemployment among adult workers and their children. Examination of safety net.... More Description for PEDS 222
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Rodriguez, E. (PI)
PEDS 223 Human Rights and Global Health
Open to medical students, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates. Examines the newly emerging field of human rights and global health, beginning with the essential background into the field of human rights, and the recent emergence of health as a human right. Emphasis is on the pioneering work of Dr. Paul Farmer and Partners in Health and the challenge he and his organization have posed t.... More Description for PEDS 223
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Patenaude, B. (PI)
PEDS 224 Genocide and Humanitarian Intervention (HISTORY 224C, HISTORY 324C, JEWISHST 284C, JEWISHST 384C)
Open to medical students, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Traces the history of genocide in the 20th century and the question of humanitarian intervention to stop it, a topic that has been especially controversial since the end of the Cold War. The pre-1990s discussion begins with the Armenian genocide during the First World War and includes the Holocaust and Cambodia under the Khme.... More Description for PEDS 224
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Patenaude, B. (PI)
PEDS 225 Humanitarian Aid and Politics
Open to medical students, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Examines the moral dilemmas and political realities that complicate the delivery of humanitarian aid, especially when undertaken by the United Nations and non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Emphasis is on what humanitarians call "complex humanitarian emergencies": crises often characterized by famine and/or ep.... More Description for PEDS 225
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Patenaude, B. (PI)
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