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MED 1A Leadership in Multicultural Health
Designed for undergraduates serving as staff for the Stanford Medical Youth Science Summer Residential Program (SRP). Structured opportunitie to learn, observe, participate in, and evaluate leadership development, multicultural health theories and practices, and social advocacy. Utilizes service learning as a pedagogical approach to developing an understanding of the intersections between identit.... More Description for MED 1A
Terms: 2018-2019 Spring | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Shorter, A. (PI)
MED 1B Identity, Power and Privilege in Multicultural Health
An independent study service learning course designed to develop students' understanding of the intersection between identity, power, privilege, and disparities (health, education, environment). Students submit a written reflective term paper based on their experience as staff for the Summer Residential Program as well as their understanding of how constructs of identity, power and privilege impac.... More Description for MED 1B
Terms: 2018-2019 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
MED 10Q Literature, Medicine and Empathy (RELIGST 10Q)
In recent years, there has been a groundswell of interest in empathy as a key competency of the emotionally intelligent, and a primary motivator of moral behavior. But what is empathy, exactly? This seminar will seek to find out, exploring the concept through the lens of literature and medicine. nReading novels and exploring the philosophical beginnings of the term empathy, we will learn about the.... More Description for MED 10Q
MED 23 ASB The Cuisine of Change: Promoting Child Health and Combating Food Insecurity
Topics include obesity rates in America, the health and food education in our schools, the fundamentals of nutrition, the challenges of processed foods, the various lifestyle choices and fads surrounding healthy eating, and the complex ecology of food insecurity and welfare.
MED 27SI Alternative Spring Break: Healthcare of Underserved Communities in Central California
Pre-field group directed reading for Alternative Spring Break: Healthcare of Underserved Communities in Central California.
Terms: 2018-2019 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Garcia, G. (PI)
MED 28SI Alternative Spring Break: Health Accessibililty
Alternative Spring Break class. Pre-field course for students participating in the Health Accessibility Alternative Spring Break trip. Focuses on the Bay Area and the current state of the U.S. healthcare system, how it has developed, and how it can be transformed to ensure greater accessibility for all.
Terms: 2018-2019 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
MED 50N Translational Research: Turning Science into Medicine
Investigates how scientific research informs how physicians take care of patients and how clinical research informs how scientific experiments are conducted. Topics include how these two processes have improved health and have resulted in innovation and scientic progress; specific human disease areas in allergy and immunology that affect all ages of patients globally, including food allergy; scien.... More Description for MED 50N
Terms: 2018-2019 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
MED 50Q Respiration
Preference to sophomores. Topics include: the biological basis for use of oxygen for aerobic metabolism in animals, human lung physiology and pathophysiology, comparative physiology of respiration in fish, birds and mammals, new insights into mammalian lung development, current challenges in human respiratory health including air pollution and lung cancer. Student presentations on specific topics .... More Description for MED 50Q
MED 51B Compassionate Presence at the Bedside: The Healer's Art
Students in this class must have already completed MED51Q. This quarter is a skill-based practicum. The skills component of this course is focused on communication and presence at the patient's bedside. Students will learn the theoretical aspects of respectful communication and cultural competence. They will then participate in a variety of immersive simulation activities including role-play, vide.... More Description for MED 51B
MED 51Q Compassionate presence at the bedside: A palliative practicum
This is a Community Engaged Learning course for undergraduate students at all levels. This course is designed to prepare students to critically examine values, attitudes, and contexts that govern perspectives toward and engagements of patients within the context of chronic and serious illness(es). The course prepares students to responsibly and reflectively interact with aging and seriously ill pa.... More Description for MED 51Q
Terms: 2018-2019 Winter | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Periyakoil, V. (PI)
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