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PATH 300A: Autopsy Pathology Clerkship

Closed to visitors. Students gain increased exposure to and understanding of the morphology of disease and clinical pathological correlations. Students on the SUMC service perform autopsies, write reports, attend and present at intra- and interdepartmental conferences. Prereq: Science of Medicine 221 or an equivalent course at another institution. Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for four weeks. 2 students per period. Reporting Instructions: Where: L236; Time: 9:00 am. Units: 6. Call Code: 0. Director: Donald Regula, M.D. Other Faculty: Staff. Clerkship Coordinator: Gabby Barela ((650) 721-5755, gbarela@stanford.edu). (SUMC)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 6

PATH 302A: Surgical Pathology Clerkship

Open to visitors. The purpose of this clerkship is to acquaint students with the activities of the surgical pathology laboratory, as well as to provide the opportunity for exposure to subspecialty pathology and/or autopsy, according to the student's interest. For students contemplating a career in pathology, this clerkship provides an excellent opportunity to develop basic skills in histologic diagnosis and gross room technique. Students interested in other fields will learn how pathology interfaces with other areas in medicine, as well as the basic sciences. It is possible to tailor the rotation to address special interests of the individual student; for example, a student may wish to spend two weeks on surgical pathology, one week in a subspecialty field (e.g., cytopathology, dermatopathology, neuropathology, hematopathology) and one week on autopsy. Alternatively, the entire four weeks may be spent on surgical pathology, if desired. When on the surgical pathology service, students a more »
Open to visitors. The purpose of this clerkship is to acquaint students with the activities of the surgical pathology laboratory, as well as to provide the opportunity for exposure to subspecialty pathology and/or autopsy, according to the student's interest. For students contemplating a career in pathology, this clerkship provides an excellent opportunity to develop basic skills in histologic diagnosis and gross room technique. Students interested in other fields will learn how pathology interfaces with other areas in medicine, as well as the basic sciences. It is possible to tailor the rotation to address special interests of the individual student; for example, a student may wish to spend two weeks on surgical pathology, one week in a subspecialty field (e.g., cytopathology, dermatopathology, neuropathology, hematopathology) and one week on autopsy. Alternatively, the entire four weeks may be spent on surgical pathology, if desired. When on the surgical pathology service, students are expected to attend intraoperative frozen sections, perform gross room duties, dictate descriptions of specimens, and to examine and interpret the histologic sections under the supervision of a faculty member. Attendance at surgical pathology conferences is an essential part of the clerkship. Please note: Visiting students must obtain approval from Kerry Keating prior to applying for this clerkship. Please email requests to keatingk@stanford.edu. Prereq: A knowledge of organ pathology and special pathology. Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for four weeks. 2 students per period. Reporting Instructions: Where: H2110, Surgical Pathology Office; Time: 8:00 am. Units: 6. Call Code: 2 (weekend review of cases for Monday morning signout) Director: Teri Longacre, M.D. (650-723-7211 or 650-498-6460). Other Faculty: G. Berry, T. Longacre, M. Van de Rijn, C. Kong, J. Higgins, N. Kambham, E. Schwartz, D. Bingham, H. Vogel, R. Sibley, K. Hazard, E. Zambrano, A. Folkins. Coord: Markell Stine, markell@stanford.edu, 650-497-6371. (SUMC)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 6 | Repeatable for credit

PATH 304A: Clinical Pathology Laboratories Clerkship

Open to visitors. The purpose of this clerkship is to acquaint students with the activities of the clinical pathology laboratories, as well as to provide an opportunity for concentration in an area of clinical pathology according to the student's interest. This clerkship provides an excellent opportunity for an overview of the clinical laboratory's assays that are important for the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Rotations through hematology, coagulation, transfusion medicine, chemistry/immunology, biochemical genetics, cytogenetics, microbiology/virology, and molecular diagnostics are arranged according to the student's interest. Please note: Visiting students must obtain approval from Kerry Keating prior to applying for this clerkship. Please email requests to keatingk@stanford.edu. Prereq: Human Health and Disease or its equivalent at another institution. Must have passed part I of the boards. Periods Avail: 1-12, full-time for four weeks. Up to 4 students per period. Reporting Instructions: Where: H-1402; Time: 8:30 am. Units: 6. Call Code: 0. Director: Lawrence Tim Goodnough, M.D. Other Faculty: T. Cowan, T. Cherry, J. Zehnder, N. Banaei, Y. Natkunam, B. Pinsky, R. Bowen, C. Ponder, J. Kurzer. Clerkship Coordinator: Gabby Barela (gbarela@stanford.edu). (SUMC)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 6

PE 14: FUNctional Fitness Training

Students will learn how to increase their cardiorespiratory fitness level, boost muscular strength and endurance, and improve flexibility. Class sessions incorporate different modes of activities that focus on core strength and endurance, balance, speed and agility, power, and joint range of motion. A variety of fitness equipment (free weights, weight machines, stability and medicine balls, cardiorespiratory machines, foam roller, TRX, resistance bands, etc.) will be utilized to optimally work the body through multiple movement planes. Through class discussions, assignments, assessments,, and student participation, students will leave with an (1) Understanding of basic components of health-related physical fitness (2) Ability to perform activities of daily life effortlessly and without injuries, and improve their overall health, fitness and well-being and (3) A positive attitude toward wellness and physical activity, which will facilitate a healthy lifestyle.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Lillie, T. (PI)

PE 15: Fundamentals of Resistance Training

Students will be introduced to the fundamental principles of resistance training and will learn how to properly use a wide variety of exercise equipment such as free-weights, machines, TRX, stability and medicine balls and more. Proper technique, stretching, and injury prevention will also be discussed to aid in the design of an exercise program for lifelong fitness.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Nguyen, A. (PI)

PEDS 51N: How Discovery and Innovation Have Transformed Medicine

Topics include the science behind vaccines and why some refuse vaccination, how antibiotics are discovered and what can be done about increasing resistance to antibiotics, stem cells and their potential use, the role of genomics in modern medicine, development of drugs to treat HIV/AIDS, discovery of surfactant, personal responsibility in health and wellness and how technology relates to the "cost conundrum" of healthcare in the U.S. Appreciate important connections between science, discovery and human health and think critically about the potential impact of new discoveries on life and death, and their ethical and spiritual boundaries.
Last offered: Spring 2016 | UG Reqs: WAY-SMA

PEDS 130: Pediatrics Journal Club (PEDS 230)

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.
Last offered: Spring 2018 | Repeatable for credit

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

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.
Last offered: Spring 2018 | Repeatable for credit

PEDS 246SI: Diverse Perspectives on Disabilities

This course investigates disabilities and how they impact the lives of individuals and their communities. Students will learn various perspectives on disability from a wide range of speakers, including fellow students, parents, professionals, and professors of medicine, law, and education. Generally, the first hour of class will focus on an interactive lecture or panel, and the remaining 20 minutes will be reserved for discussions. The two-unit option is available for students interested in doing a community volunteering project through Kids with Dreams.
Terms: Spr | Units: 1-2
Instructors: Feldman, H. (PI)
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