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PEDS 226: Famine in the Modern World (HISTORY 226E, HISTORY 326E)

Open to medical students, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Examines the major famines of modern history, the controversies surrounding them, and the reasons that famine persists in our increasingly globalized world. Focus is on the relative importance of natural, economic, and political factors as causes of famine in the modern world. Case studies include the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s; the Bengal famine of 1943-44; the Soviet famines of 1921-22 and 1932-33; China's Great Famine of 1959-61; the Ethiopian famines of the 1970s and 80s, and the Somalia famines of the 1990s and of 2011.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

PEDS 227: Introduction to Pediatric Specialties

The aim of this course is to provide pre-clinical MD students with exposure to the wide variety of medical specialties within pediatrics. Weekly lectures will feature physicians from fields such as Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Infectious Disease, and Pediatric Surgery. Physician speakers will discuss their daily work, why they selected their chosen field, their career path, and their pursuits outside of clinical medicine. The physicians will also provide students with advice and guidance on how to define and successfully pursue their goals.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

PEDS 230: Pediatrics Journal Club (PEDS 130)

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

PEDS 246: Developmental Disabilities: From Biology to Policy (HUMBIO 146D)

Fifteen percent of US children have disabilities. While advances in medicine and technology have increased life expectancy for these children, health care delivery, education, and public attitudes have not kept pace. Students in this course will learn the possibilities and limitations of new biomedical treatments of Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and autism. Students will also evaluate the impact of public policy initiatives, such as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Americans with Disabilities Act on inclusion and participation in society. Prerequisite: HUMBIO 25SI or Human Biology Core or equivalent.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

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

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: not given this year | Units: 3 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit

PEDS 251A: Medical Ethics I

Required for Scholarly Concentration in Biomedical Ethics and Medical Humanities. The field of bioethics, including theoretical approaches to bioethical problems. Contemporary controversies and clinical cases. Values that arise in different situations and clinical encounters. Issues include: genetics and stem cell research, rationing, ethical issues in care at the end of life, organ transplantation issues.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

PEDS 251B: Medical Ethics II

The integration of ethical theory with applications of theory or conceptual issues in medicine, health care, and the life and social sciences. Topic varies by year. Possible topics include: ethical issues in stem cell research; death and dying; genetics and ethics; concepts of health and disease; the ethics of international research; and ethical implications of new reproductive technology.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

PEDS 254: Pediatric Physical Findings Rounds

Pediatric patients with specific physical findings and hospitalized at LPCH are identified and introduced to students. Students in small groups examine patients at the bedside to note the physical finding and discuss it within the context of the patient's clinical problem. Emphasis is on basic science discussion to understand the cause of the finding.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical School MD Grades
Instructors: Prober, C. (PI)

PEDS 255: Scientific Integrity: Responsible Conduct of Research

This course introduces standard and acceptable practices in the life sciences, with an emphasis on responsibilities in research activities such as record keeping, data treatment, authorship, peer review, mentoring and participation in research that engages human or animal subjects. Conflicts of interest, ownership of date and other intellectual property and potential problems stemming from use of data from human genetics or stem cell experiments are examples of additional topics for discussion. nnOpen to upper-level undergraduate students, medical students, graduate students and M.D. and Ph.D. postdoctoral fellows. This course is required for trainees supported by the NIH Pediatric Nonmalignant Hematology and Stem Cell Biology training program.
Terms: Sum | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

PEDS 258: Developing and Defining Strong Community-Academic Partnerships

Applying the principles of community-based participatory research to medical scholars research projects. Strategies for developing strong, equitable and sustainable community-academic partnerships. Identify and asses proposed faculty mentors and community partners, and establish proposed goals and objectives for med scholars research.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 2 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades
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