Health and Medical Sciences (HMEDSCI)

Courses

HMEDSCI 98 Directed Group Study 1 - 3 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
Organized group study on topics selected by Health and Medical Sciences faculty for freshman/sophomore students.

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HMEDSCI C133 Death, Dying, and Modern Medicine: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Fall 2015
This course will study the end of life--dying and death--from the perspective of medicine and history. It seeks to confront the humanist with the quotidian dilemmas of modern clinical practice and medicine's deep engagement with death more generally. It invites pre-med, pre-law, and public policy students to understand these matters in light of the historical and, more broadly, literary and artistic perspectives of the humanities.

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HMEDSCI 200A PBL Classroom 10 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
The six semester sequence (200A-200F) introducing principles of the medical basic science, health policy, public health, and clinical aspects of medicine taught in a contextual-integrated case-based format. The sequence includes curriculum in biochemistry, histology, microbiology, immunology, neuroanatomy, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, and clinical sciences.

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HMEDSCI 200B Contextual Integrated Case-Based Curriculum 10 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
The six semester sequence (200A-200F) introducing principles of the medical basic science, health policy, public health, and clinical aspects of medicine taught in a contextual-integrated case-based format. The sequence includes curriculum in biochemistry, histology, microbiology, immunology, neuroanatomy, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, and clinical sciences.

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HMEDSCI 200C Problem Based Learning Classroom 10 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
The six semester sequence (200A-200F) introducing principles of the medical basic science, health policy, public health, and clinical aspects of medicine taught in a contextual-integrated case-based format. The sequence includes curriculum in biochemistry, histology, microbiology, immunology, neuroanatomy, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, and clinical sciences.

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HMEDSCI 200D Problem Based Learning Classroom 10 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
The six semester sequence (200A-200F) introducing principles of the medical basic science, health policy, public health, and clinical aspects of medicine taught in a contextual-integrated case-based format. The sequence includes curriculum in biochemistry, histology, microbiology, immunology, neuroanatomy, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, and clinical sciences.

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HMEDSCI 200E Problem Based Learning Classroom 10 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
The six semester sequence (200A-200F) introducing principles of the medical basic science, health policy, public health, and clinical aspects of medicine taught in a contextual-integrated case-based format. The sequence includes curriculum in biochemistry, histology, microbiology, immunology, neuroanatomy, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, and clinical sciences.

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HMEDSCI 200F Contextual Integrated Case-Based Curriculum 7 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
The six semester sequence (200A-200F) introducing principles of the medical basic science, health policy, public health, and clinical aspects of medicine taught in a contextual-integrated case-based format. The sequence includes curriculum in biochemistry, histology, microbiology, immunology, neuroanatomy, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, and clinical sciences.

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HMEDSCI 202A Clinical Skills 1 2 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
The first course in a six-semester sequence introducing first-year medical students to the skills necessary to obtain a complete medical history, to manage successfully the dynamics of the doctor-patient interaction, and to master interpersonal communication skills required of doctors in a clinical setting.

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HMEDSCI 202B Clinical Skills 2 2 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Students learn the cardiovascular, pulmonary, eye, and gastrointestinal exam and practice a complete medical history and physical exam with their preceptor. The dynamics of the physician-patient relationship are discussed on an ongoing basis with both the preceptor and the faculty instructor. Each student is required to turn in at least five patient write-ups per term.

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HMEDSCI 202C Clinical Skills 3 2 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
Students learn the neurologic, musculo-skeletal, ear, nose, throat, thyroid, and skin exam and practice the medical history and physical exam with their preceptor. The dynamics of the physician-patient relationship are discussed on an ongoing basis. Each student is required to turn in at least five patient write-ups per term.

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HMEDSCI 202D Clinical Skills 4 2 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Students learn the male genito-urinary exam and practice the complete medical history and physical exam with their preceptor. The dynamics of the physician-patient relationship are discussed on an ongoing basis. Each student is required to turn in at least five patient write-ups per term.

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HMEDSCI 202E Clinical Skills 5 2 Units

Terms offered: Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
Students learn the gynecologic exam and practice the complete medical history and physical exam with their preceptor. The dynamics of the physician-patient relationship are discussed on an ongoing basis. Each student is required to turn in at least five patient write-ups per term.

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HMEDSCI 202F Clinical Skills 6 1 Unit

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Under supervision, students perform a complete history and physical exam on hospitalized or clinic patients five times during the semester. They present the patients in written and verbal format to the instructor and class. These presentations are critiqued and the tools to effectively present cases are taught. The course runs for the first half of the student's last semester in the program. Each student is required to turn in three patient
write-ups.
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HMEDSCI 203 Introduction to Clinical Radiology/Anatomy Correlates 1 Unit

Terms offered: Summer 2017 8 Week Session, Summer 2016 8 Week Session, Summer 2015 8 Week Session
An introduction for medical students to the study of radiology and the examination of healthy and diseased organs by imaging techniques, correlated with the Gross Anatomy and Anatomy of Human Development courses. Areas that will be covered include introduction to the major organ systems through the use of radiographs.

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HMEDSCI 211 Narrative and Medicine 1 Unit

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
This course's goal is to provide a method for medical students to think, write about, and discuss feelings engendered by clinical encounters. Medical students are taught the need to be emotionally detached from patients, yet being emotionally detached does not mean devoid of emotion. This course offers a means to express and analyze those feelings. Also considered is the value of regarding the medical history as "text" which can be
written and read from differing, equally valid viewpoints.
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HMEDSCI 216 Clinical Medicine 4 Units

Terms offered: Not yet offered
Clinical Medicine at the JMP is designed to learn and practice the basic skills, knowledge and professionalism needed for the practice of medicine. Students enroll in the course for four consecutive semesters during their first and second years.

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HMEDSCI 261 Research Seminar 2 Units

Terms offered: Summer 2017 8 Week Session, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
A seminar to help Joint Medical Program students acquire skills necessary to define a research question, find appropriate mentorship, and design a research project. Summer course introduces research design, methods, and expectations for M.S. research in Health and Medical Sciences. Fall and spring semesters address topics in research; student progress toward M.S. thesis is reviewed and critiqued. Development of research plan
, protocol design and implementation, and research findings will be reviewed. Each student takes this course three times in the first year.
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HMEDSCI 262 Qualitative Analysis Thesis Working Group 3 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
The Qualitative Analysis TWG provides JMP students a supportive small group student-centered environment in which to discuss their qualitative research with other students engaged in qualitative research towards the goal of the successful completion of the required JMP MS.

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HMEDSCI 264 Mixed Methods/Community-Based Research Thesis Working Group 3 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
The Mixed Methods/Community-based Research TWG provides JMP students a supportive small group student-centered environment in which to discuss their research with other students engaged or interested in mixed methods/community-based research projects towards the goal of the successful completion of the required JMP MS.

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HMEDSCI 265 Epidemiology/Reproductive Health/Evaluation Research Thesis Working Group 3 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
The Epidemiology/Reproductive Health/ Evaluation TWG provides JMP students a supportive small group student-centered environment in which to discuss their research with other students engaged in Epidemiology/Reproductive Health/ Evaluation projects towards the goal of the successful completion of the required JMP MS.

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HMEDSCI 266 Clinical Medicine/Bench Research/Clinical Epi/Behavioral Thesis Working Group 3 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
The Clinical Medicine/Bench Research/Clinical Epi/Behavioral TWG provides JMP students a supportive small group student-centered environment in which to discuss their Clinical Medicine/Bench Research/Clinical Epi/Behavioral projects towards the goal of the successful completion of the required JMP MS.

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HMEDSCI 267 Bioethics, Medical Humanities, or Archival Thesis Working Group 3 - 4 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
The Bioethics, Medical Humanities TWG provides JMP students a supportive small group student-centered environment in which to discuss their research with other students engaged in Bioethics, Medical Humanities projects towards the goal of the successful completion of the required JMP MS.

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HMEDSCI 296 Special Study 1 - 10 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
Designed to permit qualified graduate students to pursue special study under the direction of a faculty member.

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HMEDSCI 298 Directed Group Study 1 - 5 Units

Terms offered: Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
Group study for graduate students. Intensive examination of health-related topics.

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HMEDSCI 299 Independent Study and Research in Health and Medical Sciences 1 - 12 Units

Terms offered: Summer 2017 8 Week Session, Spring 2017, Fall 2016
Independent study, research, and writing in an area related to program of study, sponsored by an approved faculty member and approved by program adviser.

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