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MED 201 Internal Medicine: Body as Text
Body as Text refers to the idea that every patient's body tells a story. The narrative includes the past and present of a person's social and medical condition; it is a demonstration of the phenotype. The art of reading the body as text was at its peak in the first half of the 20th century, but as technology has become ascendant, bedside skills and the ability to read the text have faded. Beyond s.... More Description for MED 201
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades
MED 202 Alternative Spring Break: Rosebud Resilience: Community, Health and Learning in Lakota Nation
Open to MD, graduate, and undergraduate students. Classroom preparation followed by a one week spring break service learning experience on a reservation in South Dakota. Introduces students to the challenges and promise of Native American and rural health care, and the role of communities as leaders and problem solvers. Includes lectures, discussion and readings pertaining to Native American c.... More Description for MED 202
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Garcia, G. (PI)
MED 204 Access and Delivery of Essential Medicines to Poor and Underserved Communities
Student initiated lecture series. Guest speakers. Topics include: neglected diseases, underserved and impoverished markets, disease profiles of lower and middle income countries, pricing and distribution of biomedical end products, intellectual property in medicine and its effect on delivery of healthcare.
Instructors: Garcia, G. (PI)
MED 206 Meta-research: Appraising Research Findings, Bias, and Meta-analysis (CHPR 206, HRP 206, STATS 211)
Open to graduate, medical, and undergraduate students. Appraisal of the quality and credibility of research findings; evaluation of sources of bias. Meta-analysis as a quantitative (statistical) method for combining results of independent studies. Examples from medicine, epidemiology, genomics, ecology, social/behavioral sciences, education. Collaborative analyses. Project involving generation of .... More Description for MED 206
Instructors: Garcia, G. (PI)
MED 207 History of Medicine
Begins with studying Shamanistic medicine, practiced by humans throughout the globe, for millennia. Covers magico-religious medicine developed in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia and Greece; the 4th Century BC with Hippocrates beginning to separate medicine from religion and magic; the slow progress in ancient Rome, the medieval period, and during the Renaissance; and the acceleration in the pace of dis.... More Description for MED 207
Instructors: Garcia, G. (PI)
MED 209 Health Law: Quality and Safety of Care
(Same as LAW 3002) Concerns about the quality of health care, along with concerns about its cost and accessibility, are the focal points of American health policy. Considers how legislators, courts, and professional groups attempt to safeguard the quality and safety of the health care patients receive. The course approaches "regulation" in a broad sense. Focuses on regimes for determi.... More Description for MED 209
Instructors: Garcia, G. (PI)
MED 210 Principles and Practice of Healthcare Quality Improvement
This course will introduce students to foundation concepts in healthcare quality improvement, and provide tools for translating these principles into practice. Topics include: current state, A3, SMART goals, root-cause analysis, metrics and measures, PDCA cycles, process controls, systems, and sustainability. Students have the option of completing the course curriculum in conjunction with a qualit.... More Description for MED 210
Terms: 2017-2018 Spring | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical School MD Grades
MED 212 Methods for Health Care Delivery Innovation, Implementation and Evaluation (CHPR 212, HRP 218)
Preference given to postgraduate fellows and graduate students. Focus is on implementation science and evaluation of health care delivery innovations. Topics include implementation science theory, frameworks, and measurement principles; qualitative and quantitative approaches to designing and evaluating new health care models; hybrid design trials that simultaneously evaluate implementation and ef.... More Description for MED 212
MED 213 Compassion Cultivation for the Physician-in-Training
Provides mentored practice and growth in students' knowledge, skills and attitudes in compassion cultivation for one's self and others. Integrates traditional contemplative practices with contemporary psychology and scientific research on compassion.
MED 215A Health Policy PhD Core Seminar I--First Year (HRP 201A)
Seminar series is the core tutorial for first-year Health Policy and Health Services Research graduate students. Major themes in fields of study including health insurance, healthcare financing and delivery, health systems and reform and disparities in the US and globally, health and economic development, health law and policy, resource allocation, efficiency and equity, healthcare quality, measur.... More Description for MED 215A
Terms: 2017-2018 Autumn | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Haberland, C. (PI)
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