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PEDS 65N: Understanding Children's Health Disparities

The social and economic factors that affect children and their health status. The principal sources of disparities in the health of children in the U.S. are not biologic, but social and economic. Topics include ethnic, cultural, and behavioral factors that affect children's health, both directly and indirectly; lack of health insurance; and current proposals for health care reform, focusing specifically on how they will impact existing health disparities among children.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-AmerCul, WAY-ED, WAY-SI | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

PEDS 65Q: Understanding Children's Health Disparities

The social and economic factors that affect children and their health status. The principal sources of disparities in the health of children in the U.S. are not biologic, but social and economic. Topics include ethnic, cultural, and behavioral factors that affect children's health, both directly and indirectly; lack of health insurance; and current proposals for health care reform, focusing specifically on how they will impact existing health disparities among children. Includes instruction addressing written assignments and required oral presentations.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci, GER:EC-AmerCul, Writing 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

PEDS 105: Health Promotion and the Campus Culture (PEDS 215)

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 following first meeting.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

PEDS 106: Pursuit of Happiness and Health (PEDS 206)

Evidence-based research findings, theoretical concepts and applied experiences related to emotional well-being, and physical and mental health. Topics include basic cognitive neuroscience and psychological research in pro-social emotions, such as gratitude, compassion, forgiveness and mindfulness practice. Course offers lecture, readings, and applied practices that enhance mental health, resiliency and well-being. Emphasis on issues relevant to high-achieving young adults.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

PEDS 116: Alcohol Issues and the Campus Culture

Multidisciplinary perspectives of public health, health psychology, and sociology. The prevalence and scope of alcohol-related problems; challenges of risk reduction and intervention strategies. Students apply theoretical frameworks to alcohol-related research topics and projects. Limited enrollment. Prerequisite: consent of instructor following first meeting.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Castro, R. (PI)

PEDS 130: Pediatrics Journal Club (PEDS 230)

Open to MD, graduate, and undergraduate students. Each session focuses on a current article in pediatric medicine. Discussions led by faculty experts in the area covered that session. Topics may range widely, depending on the available lieterature and students' interests. Students are expected to review the chosen article before class and participate in discussion. Discussion includes methodology and statistical analysis of each study and its relevance to pediatric practice.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Cohen, R. (PI)

PEDS 150: Social and Environmental Determinants of Health (PEDS 250)

How race/ethnicity and SES contribute to health disparities, how vulnerable populations are uniquely at health risk, and how the built environment relates to health and wellness. Topics include: gender, age, race/ethnicity, language, education, individual SES and neighborhood SES as related to health; individual and structural race bias; health needs of vulnerable populations (e.g., the homeless, the incarcerated, immigrant populations, children, and uninsured/underinsured); and environmental forces (e.g., urban design/planning, traffic/car culture, green space, housing, food access/culture, law enforcement, and media).
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

PEDS 159A: Addressing Child Health Disparities through Community-based Service Learning (PEDS 259A)

First quarter of a three-quarter service-learning practicum providing opportunities to engage in local community-academic projects aimed at reducing child health disparities. Stanford pediatric residents provide mentorship and guidance during the development and implementation of a community service and/or research project. Topics include principles of community engagement, community-engaged research methodologies, and practical aspects of working with community partners. Interest in health disparities, community engagement, community-based participatory research, reflective learning, and civic responsibility desired. Application required.
Terms: Aut | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

PEDS 159B: Addressing Child Health Disparities through Community-based Service Learning (PEDS 259B)

Second quarter of a three-quarter service-learning practicum providing opportunities to engage in local community-academic projects aimed at reducing child health disparities. Stanford pediatric residents provide mentorship and guidance during the development and implementation of a community service and/or research project. Topics include principles of community engagement, community-engaged research methodologies, and practical aspects of working with community partners. Interest in health disparities, community engagement, community-based participatory research, reflective learning, and civic responsibility desired. Prerequisite: PEDS 159A/259A.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

PEDS 159C: Addressing Child Health Disparities through Community-based Service Learning (PEDS 259C)

Third quarter of a three-quarter service-learning practicum providing opportunities to engage in local community-academic projects aimed at reducing child health disparities. Stanford pediatric residents provide mentorship and guidance during the development and implementation of a community service and/or research project. Topics include principles of community engagement, community-engaged research methodologies, and practical aspects of working with community partners. Interest in health disparities, community engagement, community-based participatory research, reflective learning, and civic responsibility desired. Prerequisite: PEDS 159B/259B.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
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