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FAMMED 199: Undergraduate Directed Reading and Research in Family and Community Medicine

Students undertake investigations sponsored by individual faculty members. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-18 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

FAMMED 210: The Healer's Art

Explores the human dimensions of medicine, creating a firm foundation for meeting the challenging demands of medical training and practice. Based on curriculum developed by Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen at UCSF . (For details/evaluations see http://ishiprograms.org/programs-medical_educators.html). Medical students and faculty participate together in an innovative discovery model process that enables an in-depth sharing of experience, beliefs, aspirations and personal truths. Topics include deep listening, presence, acceptance, loss, grief, healing, relationship, encounters with awe and mystery, finding meaning, service, and self-care practices. No papers/exams. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

FAMMED 213: Medical Tai Chi

Tai chi is a recognized form of complimentary and alternative medicine. Class is intended to promote student health and well-being and to decrease stress, depression, and anxiety through tai chi practice. Course focuses on weekly practice and analysis of the literature/research regarding health benefits of tai chi.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Kane, B. (PI)

FAMMED 219: Mind-Body Medicine

A small group (8-10) of medical students experientially exploring of the interconnections among human capacities such as thought, emotion, belief, attitudes, and physical health. Review and practice of specific skills (including mindfulness exercises, meditation, imagery, visualization, body awareness, autogenics, and biofeedback) to enhance self-awareness, self-expression, and stress management. Readings relevant to mind-body medicine made available. Anticipated benefits to class participants include discovering and mobilizing their capacity to participate in valuable and proven methods of self knowledge and stress reduction, while dealing with the frustrations and alienation that many students experience in medical school and beyond.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

FAMMED 241: Assistantship in Family and Community Medicine

An in-depth experience with a family physician preceptor following the first year of the pre-clerkship curriculum. The student applies during the first year to participate in the summer following completion. Application is through the Family Medicine (avjohn@stanford.edu). Placements with family physicians' practices throughout California.
Terms: by arrangement | Units: 6-12 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

FAMMED 242: The Doctor is In (the Kitchen): Teaching Kitchen Elective for Medical Students

This 8 week elective course exposes medical students to fundamental cooking skills in the context of learning healthy behaviors in order to counsel patients effectively on nutrition and diet as future clinicians and also for bettering one¿s own health. The emphasis of this course is on the basic preparation of healthy and delicious whole foods and the applications of these fundamental culinary skills. This engaging course will be led both by dually-trained chef/MDs and by MD faculty who have a passion for cooking without any formal training. All levels of cooking experience are welcome and encouraged (including NO experience!).
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

FAMMED 243: Introduction to Integrative Medicine (ANES 243)

Presentations by local, national, and international experts in various modalities of integrative medicine commonly used by patients in the US, including mind-body medicine (biofeedback, clinical hypnosis, meditation, yoga); traditional whole systems of medicine (traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurveda); biological therapies (botanical medicine, supplements, herbal medicine); manipulative therapies (chiropractic, massage); and acupuncture. Lectures focus on evidence supporting the potential value of various treatment modalities and explanations of both the traditional and proposed scientific mechanisms of actions. Most classes include an experiential portion.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

FAMMED 244: Ethnicity and Medicine (HUMBIO 121E)

Weekly lecture series. Examines the linguistic, social class, and cultural factors that impact patient care. Presentations promote culturally sensitive health care services and review contemporary research issues involving minority and underserved populations. Topics include health care inequities and medical practices of African Americans, Asians, Latinos, Native Americans, immigrants, and refugees in both urban and rural settings. 1 unit requires weekly lecture attendance, completion of required readings, completion of response questions; 2 units requires weekly lecture attendance and discussion session, completion of required readings and weekly response questions; additional requirement for 3 units (HUMBIO only) is completion of a significant term paper Only students taking the course for 3 units may request a letter grade. Enrollment limited to students with sophomore academic standing or above.This course must be taken for a minimum of 3 units to be eligible for Ways credit.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)
Instructors: Garcia, R. (PI)

FAMMED 245: Women and Health Care

Lecture series. Topics of interest to those concerned about women as health care consumers and providers. The historical role of women in health care; current and future changes discussed.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

FAMMED 251C: Interprofessional Management of Population Health with Advanced Computer Technology VI

The Interprofessional Management of Population Health with Advanced Computer Technology (IMPACT) Program is designed for MD students who wish to have a sustained early clinical experience during the pre-clerkship years by being part of a primary health care team. Using the EPIC electronic medical record system, the team identifies and targets patients who are overdue for recommended preventive services. Focus is on training students to use health coaching, motivational interviewing, and shared decision-making skills to improve the health of patients through better cancer screening, chronic disease surveillance, immunizations, and medication monitoring. Delivered through the Stanford Healthcare Innovations and Experiential Learning Directive (SHIELD), a curriculum innovation partnership between the Stanford School of Medicine, the Stanford Department of General Medical Disciplines, and the Stanford Office of Community Health. Enrollment limited to second year MD students only. Prerequisite: director consent; brief application, interview required.
Terms: Spr | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades
Instructors: Sattler, A. (PI)
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