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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: 2015-2016 Spring | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
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: 2015-2016 Autumn | Units: 1 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: NED, J. (PI)
MED 10SC Responses to the AIDS Epidemic
This course focuses on the HIV epidemic, contrasting the origin and spread of HIV and AIDS in Africa and the emergence of HIV in the U.S., in particular the history of HIV in San Francisco and the Bay Area. We will meet the people and visit the institutions which played key roles in the Public Health prevention, care, and treatment of HIV in San Francisco and consider the impact of HIV globally i.... More Description for MED 10SC
Terms: 2015-2016 Summer | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Katzenstein, D. (PI)
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.
Terms: 2015-2016 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Gardner, C. (PI)
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: 2015-2016 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: 2015-2016 Winter | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
MED 50N Translating Science to Disease Treatment
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: 2015-2016 Winter | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Nadeau, K. (PI)
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
Terms: 2015-2016 Autumn | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Kao, P. (PI)
MED 51Q Palliative Medicine, Hospice and End of Life Care for Diverse Americans
Introduces students to changing demographics of the aging and dying population in the United States. Topics include current issues in palliative medicine, hospice and end-of-life care for an increasingly diverse population. Includes simulated video case studies, real patient case discussions and collaborative field project. Application required.
Terms: 2015-2016 Spring | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Periyakoil, V. (PI)
MED 70Q Cancer and the Immune System
Preference to sophomores. Myths and facts surrounding the idea that the immune system is capable of recognizing malignant cells. The biological basis and function of effector arms of the immune system; how these mechanisms may be used to investigate the biological basis and potential therapy of cancer. How the immune system functions.
Instructors: Periyakoil, V. (PI)
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