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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 200SI: United States of Healthcare: A Geographic Survey of American Healthcare Disparities

This dinner seminar will describe the various ways in which healthcare is experienced and practiced across the country. Each class will focus on one region of the nation and examine the socioeconomic, geographic, historical and cultural factors that contribute to one present-day disparity localized to the region. By examining several topics in depth, this course aims to illustrate how community and state-level discrepancies affect individual experiences and the role physicians can play in making healthcare more equitable and accessible to all.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/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 214: Core Fitness Exercise Class: A 30 Minute Blast...Then Back to Class!

Being a medical student is busy! Being a physician is busy! How better to squeeze in healthy exercise habits than over the lunch break? This class is appropriate for all levels of fitness: it will challenge even the most fit physiques but can be modified for beginners. The exercises focus on the core muscles (abs, back, shoulders, hips/glutes) and use resistance training ¿ you will work hard but won¿t be so sweaty that you can¿t go back to your afternoon classes. No need to bring anything, just show up and be ready to have fun to motivating music in this group fitness session.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Rydel, T. (PI)

FAMMED 216: Caring for Individuals with Disabilities

Over 57 million individuals in the US (20%) have a disability and face significant healthcare disparities, stigmas, and difficulty accessing care. This interactive seminar course has been designed to better prepare MD and PA students to care for individuals with disabilities throughout their careers. Each week we will bring in guest speakers including individuals with disabilities, caregivers and physicians to discuss a variety of topics including: disability framework, medical model vs. social model of disability, healthcare disparities, language and disability, ethics, government and non-governmental services, laws and policies, coordinating complex care, and transition from pediatric to adult care. Students will also have the opportunity to be matched with a patient partner whom they meet outside of class at a mutually convenient time to learn about the patient and caregiver journey, and to further explore the impact of topics discussed in the course at the individual level. Upon finishing this course, students will have a fundamental knowledge of common disabilities, understand patient-centered care for people with disabilities, and foster skills necessary to improve the lives of their patients. Course open to MD and PA students only.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

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 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 basic 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. No cooking experience required. Instructor approval required for registration. Course is open to MD students only.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 2 | 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)

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)
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