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MED 256SI Race, Class and Global Health (CSRE 256SI)
This course's goal is to critically engage students in the socioeconomic and racial disparities in healthcare outcomes and encourage students to think broadly about the complex relationship between institutions, healthcare providers, socioeconomic status, and race/ethnicity. The topics will center on conceptual issues important for understanding how socioeconomic and minority status can lead to po.... More Description for MED 256SI
MED 258A Policy Advocacy in Community Health
In order to affect broad-based change in the health of populations, advocates must look upstream to the social and economic factors that impact health. Most powerful among these factors are the policies that shape our lives and the context in which we make individual and collective decisions. This course gives students the skills and tools to influence the policy process through various avenues,.... More Description for MED 258A
MED 262 Economics of Health Improvement in Developing Countries (ECON 127)
Application of economic paradigms and empirical methods to health improvement in developing countries. Emphasis is on unifying analytic frameworks and evaluation of empirical evidence. How economic views differ from public health, medicine, and epidemiology; analytic paradigms for health and population change; the demand for health; the role of health in international development. Prerequisites: E.... More Description for MED 262
Terms: 2018-2019 Spring | Units: 5 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Miller, G. (PI)
MED 263 Advanced Decision Science Methods and Modeling in Health (HRP 263)
Advanced methods currently used in published model-based cost-effectiveness analyses in medicine and public health, both theory and technical applications. Topics include: Markov and microsimulation models, model calibration and evaluation, and probabilistic sensitivity analyses. Prerequisites: a course in probability, a course in statistics or biostatistics, a course on cost-effectiveness such a.... More Description for MED 263
Terms: 2018-2019 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Goldhaber-Fiebert, J. (PI)
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
Instructors: Goldhaber-Fiebert, J. (PI)
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.
Instructors: Goldhaber-Fiebert, J. (PI)
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: 2018-2019 Spring 2018-2019 Winter | 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 ( This course partners with IDEO ( 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
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: 2018-2019 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 (BIOE371, MED271, OIT587) exposes students to the challenges and opportunities of developing and implementing innovative health technologies to help patients around the world. Non-communicable diseases, such as metabolic and chronic respiratory disease, now account for 7 in 10 deaths worldwide, presenting a need for health technology innovation that works across diverse global markets..... More Description for MED 271
Terms: 2018-2019 Autumn | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
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