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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

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

Student lead: 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 healthcare providers can play in making healthcare more equitable and accessible to all. This year topics covered will include: Refugee/Immigrant health, Native Health, Mental Health, Women's Health + Reproductive Rights, Homeless Health, Medicare/Health Insurance Gap.

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. Open to MD students only
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit

FAMMED 213: Medical Tai Chi

Tai chi is a recognized form of integrative and complementary medicine. This class promotes health and well-being by teaching how to decrease stress, depression, and anxiety through the practice of moving meditation. The course also includes the study of the peer-reviewed research studies on the health benefits of tai chi and qigong.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable for 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 | Units: 1 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 3 units total)
Instructors: Rydel, T. (PI)

FAMMED 215: Primary Care Defined: Perspectives and Procedures

Designed to give pre-clerkship MD / PA students a broad overview of the diverse specialties and career trajectories available within the rewarding field of primary care. Students experience hands-on immersion in common office-based procedures, including abscess incision & drainage, joint injections, IUD insertion, and skin biopsy. Sessions led by primary care leaders, faculty, and residents address important questions, opportunities and popular misconceptions about primary care (pediatrics, family medicine and internal medicine), regarding salary, lifestyle, prestige, rigor of clinical practice, and career opportunities. Course enrollment limited to MD and PA students.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Repeatable 20 times (up to 20 units total)

FAMMED 219: Mind-Body Medicine

A small group (8-10) of medical students experientially exploring the interconnections among human capacities such as thought, emotion, belief, attitudes, and physical health. Learn, review and practice of specific skills (including various forms of meditation-focused, mindfulness, active, imagery, genograms, body awareness, autogenics, and biofeedback etc) 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 challenges that many students experience in medical school and beyond, as well as picking up important skills to pass on to patients.
Last offered: Spring 2020

FAMMED 241: Assistantship in Family and Community Medicine

An in-depth experience in primary care 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 Family Medicine (pcpheducation@stanford.edu). Placements with primary care practices throughout California.
Last offered: Autumn 2012

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

FAMMED 252: Medicine & Horsemanship: An Outdoor, Equine Assisted Learning Course for Doctor-Patient Relationship

Medicine and Horsemanship is a unique outdoor experience working with horses to develop interpersonal skills, leadership qualities, and self-care techniques. A challenge throughout a clinical career is to conduct relationships with patients and colleagues in a manner that is professional, perceptive, confident, and authentic. Horses mirror and magnify our intentions and behaviors. Working with horses requires sensitivity to nonverbal cues, discrimination in the quality and amount of physical contact, and an awareness of one's emotional state, all important skills for relating to patients. Horses give non-judgmental feedback about our personal communication styles and our ability to operate from a place of empathy and kindness. The course also teaches how to recognize subjectivity in judgment and how to overcome fear and immobility in the face of uncertainty. No riding is required and no previous horse experience is assumed. Limit 12 students.
Last offered: Spring 2020 | Repeatable for credit
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