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MED 264 Social Epidemiology
Preference to graduate students with prior coursework in Epidemiology. Focuses on understanding the theory and empirical evidence that shows support for the relationships between social environments and health. Covers four main topics: the historical development of social epidemiology, and a survey of the major theories in social epidemiology; the three main empirical approaches used to generate n.... More Description for MED 264
MED 265 Advanced Topics in the Economics of Health and Medical Care (HRP 257)
Emphasis is on research studies in health economics. Seminar style course focuses on Health Economics. To be taken with HRP 256. Students will be expected to read and present papers to the group and discuss concepts with faculty. Restricted to second year PhD students in economics & economics-related disciplines.
MED 266 Literacy: A Fundamental Human Right Toward Health and Advocacy
This is a Community Engaged learning seminar style course that meets once a week for an hour and a half. We will have seminar discussions and readings related to local health literacy issues, and the systemic factors affecting health literacy through collaborative problem-solving processes through course readings and community engagement experiences. Emphasis will be on active learning, with assi.... More Description for MED 266
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
MED 267 Ideo, Presence & The Human Experience in Medicine
Presence. The Art and Science of Human Connection in Medicine is a new center, founded and lead by Dr. Abraham Verghese (http://med.stanford.edu/presence.html). This course partners with IDEO (https://www.ideo.com/) to bring design thinking to address the challenges of diagnostic error in medicine. Dr. Verghese and colleagues will outline the consequences of the lack of presence in the clinical en.... More Description for MED 267
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
MED 268 Tackling Cross-Cultural Health Challenges: Emphasis on the Asian/Pacific Islander Community
Why do certain diseases like hepatitis B affect Asian/Pacific Islanders (APIs) disproportionately? How can public policy advance health equity among ethnic groups? Weekly lectures examine health challenges endemic to the API community, recognizing underreported health issues in a prevalent ethnic demographic. Students will emerge with an understanding of topics including stigmas attached to tradit.... More Description for MED 268
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Chang, S. (PI)
MED 271 Global Biodesign: Medical Technology in an International Context (BIOE 371)
This course (BIOE 371, OIT 587, MED 271) examines the challenges and opportunities of developing and implementing innovative medical technologies to help patients around the world. Faculty and guest speakers discuss the status of the global health technology industry, as well as trends and issues affecting health technology innovation in seven primary geographic regions: Africa, China, Europe, Ind.... More Description for MED 271
Instructors: Chang, S. (PI)
MED 272A Biodesign Innovation: Needs Finding and Concept Creation (BIOE 374A, ME 368A)
In this two-quarter course series ( BIOE 374A/B, MED 272A/B, ME 368A/B, OIT 384/5), multidisciplinary student teams identify real-world unmet healthcare needs, invent new health technologies to address them, and plan for their implementation into patient care. During the first quarter (winter 2018), students select and characterize an important unmet healthcare problem, validate it through primary.... More Description for MED 272A
Terms: 2017-2018 Winter | Units: 4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
MED 272B Biodesign Innovation: Concept Development and Implementation (BIOE 374B, ME 368B)
In this two-quarter course series ( BIOE 374A/B, MED 272A/B, ME 368A/B, OIT 384/5), multidisciplinary student teams identify real-world unmet healthcare needs, invent new health technologies to address them, and plan for their implementation into patient care. During the first quarter (winter 2018), students select and characterize an important unmet healthcare problem, validate it through primary.... More Description for MED 272B
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
MED 273 Biodesign for Mobile Health (BIOE 273)
Health care is facing significant cross-industry challenges and opportunities created by a number of factors including: the increasing need for improved access to affordable, high-quality care; growing demand from consumers for greater control of their health and health data; the shift in focus from 'sick care' to prevention and health optimization; aging demographics and the increased burden of c.... More Description for MED 273
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
MED 274 Design for Service Innovation (BIOE 372, HRP 274)
(Same as OIT 343/01) Open to graduate students from all schools and departments. An experiential project course in which students work in multidisciplinary teams to design new services to address the needs of medically patients. Project teams partner with "safety net" hospitals and clinics to find better ways to deliver care to the low income and uninsured patients these institutions ser.... More Description for MED 274
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