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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)

SIS 283Q: Stanford Introductory Seminar: Current Concepts in Transplantation

Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

SIS 376Q: Stanford Introductory Seminar: Current Concepts in Transplantation

Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

SOMGEN 214: Conversations in Social Medicine

Draws on disciplines of medical anthropology, medical sociology, medical humanities, philosophy, and ethics to explore the field of social medicine. Focus is on consideration of medicine as both a biological and social event: how assumptions we have about the body and disease are socially constructed, how medicine exists in rituals and structures, and how considering medicine from this perspective can help us be better doctors. Topics include: organ transplantation, knowledge production, mental illness, and language in medicine.
Terms: not given this year, last offered Autumn 2015 | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit

STEMREM 201A: Stem Cells and Human Development: From Embryo to Cell Lineage Determination

For graduate, medical, and advanced undergraduate students. Prepares students for the future of regenerative medicine by exploring central concepts in stem cell biology and the actual experiments that led to these concepts. Provides educational foundation for future physician-scientists to understand mechanisms underlying regenerative therapies. The latest advances in stem cell research will be discussed, including tissue regeneration; how stem cells are discovered by lineage tracing or transplantation; how stem cells differentiate and form organized tissues; stem cell niches; signaling centers and extracellular signals; chromatin and cellular reprogramming; organoids; and cancer stem cells, with emphasis on unresolved issues in the field.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1-3 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

SURG 68Q: Current Concepts in Transplantation

Preference to sophomores. Biological aspects of cell and organ transplantation, including issues that arise in the popular media. Diseases for which transplantation is a treatment, the state of the art in human transplantation, transplantation of animal tissue into humans (xenotransplantation), development of new tissue and organs in the laboratory (tissue engineering and cloning), and development of drugs and biological strategies to promote long-term survival of the tissue or organ (tolerance). How to write a scientific abstract, critique scientific literature, and research and present topics in contemporary transplantation.
Terms: Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

SURG 70Q: Surgical Anatomy of the Hand: From Rodin to Reconstruction

The surgical anatomy of the hand is extremely complex in terms of structure and function. Exploration of the anatomy of the hand in different contexts: its representation in art forms, the historical development of the study of hand anatomy, current operative techniques for reconstruction, advances in tissue engineering, and the future of hand transplantation.
Terms: Win | Units: 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: Chang, J. (PI)

SURG 204: Introduction to Surgery

This lunch seminar is designed to give preclinical medical students a broad overview of surgical specialties and life as a surgeon. Interactive talks by leading surgeons from the General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, Transplantation Surgery, and Cardiac Surgery departments will highlight the array of operation types performed and diseases and conditions encountered in their disciplines. In addition, each lecturer will provide students with a ¿road map¿ as to how to successfully enter each specialty field of surgery. Lunch will be provided.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades
Instructors: Lau, J. (PI)
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