Medicine (MEDICINE)

MEDICINE 110  Medicine Core Clerkship  (3-12 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai, Gurpreet S Dhaliwal, Margaret B. Wheeler

Prerequisite(s): 3rd year standing.

Restrictions: UCSF medical students only.

The student will admit and follow a patient approximately every fourth night, and participate in team work rounds and attending rounds. In the ambulatory setting, the student will evaluate adult medical patients presenting to the general medical clinic and urgent care clinic for workup of acute new symptoms and for management of chronic illnesses. In the ambulatory setting, the student will work with an internal medical preceptor.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory), In Progress (IP, SP/UP) grading allowed
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

MEDICINE 130.01  CIEx - Medication Management: Improving Patient Safety  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Stephanie Rennke

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical students in Foundations 2

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Medical students are paired with pharmacy students, pharmacy residents and clinical pharmacists, in patient care activities and use interprofessional team-based communications to evaluate medication management for hospitalized patients.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.02  CIEx - Nephrology Apprenticeship  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Anna MalkinaAnna Malkina also teaches: MEDICINE 140.34

Prerequisite(s): Prior successful completion of Medicine 110

Restrictions: Medical students in Foundations 2

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will explore nephrology as career by participating in the inpatient setting. Students will join discussions on active nephrology cases, pathology conferences, and renal pathophysiology didactics.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.03  CIEx - Gastroenterology  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Sara M LewinSara M Lewin also teaches: MEDICINE 140.08

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will assist the team taking care of patients with common GI problems. Students will observe several common endoscopic procedures. Students will attend weekly GI grand rounds, twice weekly Liver teaching and monthly QI meeting.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.04  CIEx - Pulmonary Medicine  (1.5-4.5 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Lorriana E LeardLorriana E Leard also teaches: MEDICINE 140.39, Steven R Hays

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students participate fully on the inpatient Pulmonary Consult Service, interviewing, examining, presenting, and following up on patients. Students attend weekly conferences, conduct procedures, and learn pulmonary function interpretation.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.07  CIEx - Inpatient Medicine/Cardiology Service  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students enrolled in the inpatient medicine immersion experience will be assigned to one of the inpatient teams (Medicine or Cardiology) for the entirety of their two-week block. Students will assume the traditional role of third-year clerks.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.08A  CIEx - Inpatient Medicine - Kaiser East Bay  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Alexander Krassner

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. This is designed as a two-week immersive experience in inpatient Medicine targeted towards students interested in experiencing an integrated health care delivery system, particularly those in the PISCES program.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.10  CIEx - Transplant Hepatology  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Danielle Brandman

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. This will include time in pre- and post-liver transplant clinic. Students will go to inpatient liver transplant service, working with residents, fellows and NP’s. Students will also attend transplant selection conference and tumor board.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.11  CIEx - The Art of Clinical Teaching  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Patricia S. O'Sullivan, David M. Irby

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Seminar, Independent Study

This elective will provide exposure to common teaching models used in the clinical setting. Specifically, students will learn about the One-Minute Preceptor Model for teaching in the outpatient setting and the SNAPPS model. The session will also cover the provision of feedback during a teaching encounter, as well as how to teach efficiently in challenging teaching situations. Students in this course will explore important elements of an academic teaching career in the clinical setting.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.12  CIEx - Occupational and Environmental Medicine  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Robert E Kosnik

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will experience the work of an Occupational and Environmental Medicine subspecialist in the outpatient setting at two different clinical sites.Students will delve deeper in specific areas of clinical interest during this elective.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.13  CIEX - Relationship-Centered Communication for Underserved  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Elizabeth V Imbert

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. This elective will teach students how to apply relationship centered communication (RCC) to underserved patients as part of the ZSFG hospital medicine team, to identify vulnerabilities, celebrate resiliency, & find common ground with patients.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.14  CIEx - Introduction to Adult Hematology  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Patricia A CornettPatricia A Cornett also teaches: MEDICINE 140.09, MEDICINE 140.09A

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will experience the range of clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic activities that encompass the transdisciplinary discipline of hematology. Students will experience patients with a spectrum of hematologic disorders.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.15  CIEx - Women's Health Elective - VAMC-SF  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Abigail L Wilson

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will be exposed to subspecialty experience in women’s health and transgender medicine and learn to recognize common diagnoses in women’s health practice, observe common procedures, and compose treatment plans for these conditions.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.16  CIEx - Prostate and Lung Cancer Elective - VAMC-SF  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Gerald W Hsu

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will have opportunities to recognize common diagnoses in prostate cancer and lung cancer practice, observe common procedures, and compose treatment plans for these common conditions.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.17  CIEx - Urgent Care Medicine  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Paul L Nadler

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Foundation 2 students

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. In this elective, students will have the opportunity to develop their skills in the diagnosis and treatment of common acute illness in adults.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.18  CIEx- Inpatient Procedure and Simulation - Fresno  (1.5-3.5 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Jonathan PhamJonathan Pham also teaches: MEDICINE 140.66, MEDICINE 140.67A

Prerequisite(s): n/a

Restrictions: Must be a 3rd or 4th year medical student.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will spend two weeks on the inpatient procedures service at UCSF Fresno performing procedures under the supervision of the hospitalist attending physician. The students will also gain experience with POCUS and simulation training.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.18A  CIEx - Longitudinal Inpatient Elective- KLIC-East Bay  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Tal A ZivTal A Ziv also teaches: INTERDEPT 130.15A, EMERG MED 130.02A, MEDICINE 130.21A

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students participating in the UCSF-Kaiser Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship program will complete an inpatient immersive elective in medicine or pediatrics, which will provide additional experience in these disciplines in the inpatient setting.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.18B  CIEx - Inpatient Medicine- KLIC-SF  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): KLIC San Francisco students

Restrictions: Medical students in Foundations 2

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. This is designed as an immersive experience in inpatient Medicine targeted towards students interested in experiencing an integrated health care delivery system, particularly those in longitudinall programs.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.19  CIEx - Immersive Experience in Palliative Medicine  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Kara E Bischoff

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will spend one week on the inpatient palliative care service at Mission Bay, working with the Palliative Care attending physician and social worker. The second week will be in various outpatient and home based palliative care settings.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.20  CIEx - Immersive Experience in Interventional Cardiology  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Lucas S Zier

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical students in Foundations 2.

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will be exposed to the sub-specialty field of interventional cardiology across all areas of care. Students will participate in clinic, attend conferences, and observe/assist in diagnostic and interventional procedures in the cardiac lab.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.21  CIEx - Medical Student as Writer  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Louise AronsonLouise Aronson also teaches: MEDICINE 170.38

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Workshop

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Student will join physician-writers and physician-artists to see how a narrative lens and humanities perspective can enhance patient care and physician well-being. Students will submit a written reflection on a patient experience.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.21A  CIEx - Cohort Management - KLIC-East Bay  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Tal A ZivTal A Ziv also teaches: INTERDEPT 130.15A, MEDICINE 130.18A, EMERG MED 130.02A

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: KLIC students only.

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships.Students participating in the UCSF-Kaiser Longitudinal Integrated clerkship will have a longitudinal elective in patient cohort management and longitudinal follow up. By the end of the year, student cohorts should include roughly 50 patients.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.21B  CIEx - Cohort Management - KLIC-SF  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: KLIC students only.

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students participating in the UCSF-Kaiser Longitudinal Integrated clerkship will have a longitudinal elective in patient cohort management and follow up. By the end of the year, students should have roughly 50 patients in their cohort.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.22  CIEx- Sports Medicine - Kaiser San Francisco  (1.5-3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Clinical

This is a Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provides medical students an opportunity to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will explore primary care sports medicine as a career by participating in an outpatient clinical setting and learning the role primary care sports medicine plays in non-surgical management of sports-related injuries alongside other specialties.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.23  CIEx - Interprofessional Addiction Care  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Meghan T O'Brien, Triveni B DefriesTriveni B Defries also teaches: MEDICINE 141.17

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Clinical

This is a Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provides medical students an opportunity to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will care for patients with substance use disorders with ZSFG’s inpatient Addiction Care Team (ACT)! Interprofessional learners will join the consultation team to support hospital-wide care for patients who use drugs and alcohol.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.24  CIEx - An Interdisciplinary Approach to Weight Management  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Diana K Thiara

Prerequisite(s): 3rd year student in good Academic standing

Restrictions: None

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core Clerkships. This CIEx serves to expose students to the various clinical components involved in an interdisciplinary approach to weight management and obesity medicine. Students will shadow and see patients with providers in medical weight management.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.25  CIEx- HIV/Infectious Disease Inpatient Experience  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): John D SzumowskiJohn D Szumowski also teaches: MEDICINE 140.13, MEDICINE 140.13A

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110 Core Clerkship

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core Clerkships. Students will participate fully on the inpatient HIV/Infectious Diseases Consult Service, interviewing, examining, presenting, and following up on patients with a variety of illnesses related to HIV and/or other infectious diseases.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.26  CIEx- Inpatient Solid Tumor Oncology  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Samuel C BrondfieldSamuel C Brondfield also teaches: MEDICINE 140.29

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: 3rd or 4th student in good academic standing

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will be active team members on the inpatient solid oncology consult service, assisting in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with a variety of solid tumors. Students will work directly with oncology attendings, fellows, & nurse.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.30  ClEx - SJV Leadership and Clinical Skills Building - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): MEDICINE 110

Restrictions: Must be an F2 San Joaquin Valley PRIME Student

Activities: Clinical

The students will develop the skills they need to become competent physician leaders in the San Joaquin Valley. Half the time will be devoted to clinical skills with a mentor and half the time will be devoted to developing leadership skills for the SJV, exploring the social determinants of health and cultural and structural competency.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.31  CIEx - Internal Medicine Rural - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): n/a

Restrictions: 3rd and 4th year medical students.

Activities: Seminar, Clinical

The Bridges Curriculum CIEx, which provides medical students in F2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. This is a 2 week rotation for medical students from the SJV PRIME program. The goal is to experience the unique aspects of outpatient adult medicine in a rural setting. Learners will receive regular feedback throughout their rotation.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.32  CIEx - Career Exploration Elective - LIFE  (1.5-2 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): n/a

Restrictions: Foundation 2 medical students.

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum CIEx, which provides medical students in F2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in the health care settings. Students will explore an area of career interest through a two-week experience in a specialty. The student will identify and work with a faculty mentor(s) and to design a clinical immersion experience that exposes to a specific specialty. Depending on career choice could include night and weekend responsibilities within policy.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.67  CIEx - Neurointensivist-Neurohospitalist Immersion - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Alan E Long

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden their professional development in health care settings. Students will be paired with a neurointensivist and a neurohospitalist to provide care for patients with acute neurological and neurosurgical diseases. Students will be exposed to patients with diseases: subdural hematomas, subarachnoid hemorrhages, brain tumors, strokes, spinal stenstenosis, etc

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.68  CIEx - Infectious Disease - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Robert D. LibkeRobert D. Libke also teaches: MEDICINE 140.68, MEDICINE 140.68A, Naiel N NassarNaiel N Nassar also teaches: MEDICINE 140.68

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. While on the Infectious Disease rotation, students will be exposed to the evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of infectious disease pathologies in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.71  CIEx - Pulmonary - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Kathryn L BilelloKathryn L Bilello also teaches: MEDICINE 140.71, MEDICINE 140.78, MEDICINE 140.71A

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will learn about evaluation and management of adult patients with respiratory diseases. Students will be exposed to physical examination of chest, interpretation of X-ray, arterial blood gases, pulmonary function studies.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.77  CIEx - Endocrine/Diabetes - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Varsha BabuVarsha Babu also teaches: MEDICINE 140.77, MEDICINE 140.77A

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. While on the Endocrine/Diabetes rotation, students will be exposed to the evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of endocrine and diabetic pathologies in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.79  CIEx - Lung Nodule - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Daya Upadhyay

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. While on the Lung Nodule rotation, students will be exposed to the evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of pulmonary nodule pathologies in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.80  CIEx - Gastroenterology & Hepatology - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Marina M RoytmanMarina M Roytman also teaches: MEDICINE 140.80, MEDICINE 140.80A

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. While on the Gastroenterology & Hepatology rotation, students will be exposed to the evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of GI & Hepatology pathologies in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.81  CIEx - Hematology/Oncology - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Constance A Stoehr, Haifaa AbdulhaqHaifaa Abdulhaq also teaches: MEDICINE 140.81

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. While on the Hematology/Oncology rotation, students will be exposed to the evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of hematology/oncologic pathologies in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.82  CIEx - Sleep Medicine - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Lynn A KeenanLynn A Keenan also teaches: MEDICINE 140.82A

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. While on the Sleep Medicine rotation, students will be exposed to the evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of Sleep pathologies in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.83  CIEx - Rheumatology - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Candice Marie marie YuviencoCandice Marie marie Yuvienco also teaches: MEDICINE 140.83, MEDICINE 140.83A

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. While on the Rheumatology rotation, students will be exposed to the evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of rheumatologic pathologies in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 130.84  CIEx - Nephrology - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Joseph C DuflotJoseph C Duflot also teaches: MEDICINE 140.84, MEDICINE 140.84A

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Clinical

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. While on the Nephrology rotation, students will be exposed to the evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of renal pathologies in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.01  Acting Internship in Medicine  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Lynnea Mills, Cindy J. Lai, Gurpreet S Dhaliwal, Margaret B. Wheeler

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110.

Restrictions: 4th year standing.

Activities: Seminar, Clinical

The sub-intern functions as an internal medicine intern under supervision of the senior resident, admitting roughly 2 new patients every 4-5-day call cycle while continuing to care for previously-admitted patients. Responsibilities for all patients include: initial history and physical exam; data gathering and interpretation; development of assessment and plan for each problem; reliable presentations, orally and in writing; and management as the primary provider throughout the hospital stay.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.02  Off-Campus Clerkship  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110 and approval of third- and fourth-year coordinator

Restrictions: none

Activities: Clinical

Clinical clerkships in off-campus hospitals approved by the department chairperson, third- and fourth-year coordinator and the dean.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.03  Clinical Geriatrics  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Michi YukawaMichi Yukawa also teaches: INTERDEPT 130.02

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110 or FCM 110 strongly recommended.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Clinical

This elective explores geriatric medicine and how multiple disciplines work within a skilled nursing home. Student will work with physical, occupational, speech therapist, social workers and nurses at the San Francisco Center for Jewish Living (SFCJL). Student will learn about common geriatric conditions and caring for geriatric patients at the SFCJL. The majority of activities will be at the SFCJL but students will also visit On Lok either in person or virtual and the ZSFGH ACE unit.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.04  Infectious Diseases  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Harry W. Lampiris

Prerequisite(s): Completion of Medicine 110 and Surgery 110

Restrictions: 4th year medical student

Activities: Clinical

Clinical elective with inpatient and outpatient infectious diseases at VAMC. Commonly encountered general ID problems of hospitalized patients, and comprehensive outpatient management of HIV disease are stressed. Introduction to clinical microbiology and hospital epidemiology are included.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.05  Palliative Care Service Elective  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Thomas T Reid

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Must be 4th year Medical student.

A hospital-based clinical experience on the Palliative Care Service focused on the care of patients with serious, chronic and terminal illness emphasizing symptom management, communication, ethical issues, spiritual care and psychosocial support of patients and their families. Students will have the opportunity to care for patients with serious and life-threatening illness. Students will serve as a part of the palliative care team made up of an attending physician, fellow, clinical nurse special

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.06  Occupational & Environmental Medicine  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Robert J. Harrison, Robert E Kosnik

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Third- or fourth-year students.

Students evaluate patients or populations exposed to chemicals through environment or injured in the workplace. Learning opportunities include multiple sites such as UCSF/Mt Zion Faculty Multidisciplinary Clinic, Kaiser SF Occupational Medical Clinic, UC Ergonomics Program and California Dept of Public Health. Educational experiences are tailored to student's background and interests.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.07  Oncology  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Judy M Cheng

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110

Restrictions: 4th year medical students

Activities: Clinical, Independent Study

Students will evaluate patients with malignant diseases under the supervision of oncology fellows and attending physicians at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Students will see oncology patients in the outpatient clinics and on the inpatient consultation service. Students will receive a broad exposure to a wide range of malignant diseases and their treatments.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.08  Gastroenterology  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Sara M LewinSara M Lewin also teaches: MEDICINE 130.03

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110

Restrictions: 4th year medical students

Activities: Clinical

Students, along with a second-year fellow, two first-year fellows, a medical resident and attending, serve as a member of the gastroenterology clinical service. Participate in all conferences, journal review and teaching sessions, including specialty clinic (e.g., Liver, IBD clinics).

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.09  Hematology Consult  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Patricia A CornettPatricia A Cornett also teaches: MEDICINE 130.14, MEDICINE 140.09A

Prerequisite(s): all core clerkships

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical

On this 4-week inpatient elective, the student will work under the guidance of a hematology fellow, the hematology nurse practitioner, all supervised by the hematology attending. There are a broad range of cases seen including cytopenias, coagulopathies, bleeding disorders, sickle cell disease, and new evaluations for malignant hematologic diseases. Included in the rotation are several didactic classes, hematology case conferences, and microscope rounds with the hematopathology service.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.09A  Hematology Consult  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Patricia A CornettPatricia A Cornett also teaches: MEDICINE 130.14, MEDICINE 140.09

Prerequisite(s): all core clerkships

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical

On this 2-week inpatient elective, the student will work under the guidance of a hematology fellow, the hematology nurse practitioner, all supervised by the hematology attending. There are a broad range of cases seen including cytopenias, coagulopathies, bleeding disorders, sickle cell disease, and new evaluations for malignant hematologic diseases. Included in the rotation are several didactic classes, hematology case conferences, and microscope rounds with the hematopathology service.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.10  Molecular Medicine Consult Service (MMCS) Elective  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Amy C Berger, Mehrdad Matloubian

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110; Most students should have a background or interest in basic or translational research, e.g. MSTP students or students taking a year off for research.

Restrictions: MS4s only

Activities: Clinical, Independent Study, Project

Students will evaluate patients with unexplained diseases who are referred to the MMCS. The MMCS provides access to basic scientists with expertise in the potential mechanisms of disease and/or experimental tools like metagenomic and exome sequencing that may help to obtain a diagnosis. Students will participate in 1-2 evaluations/week, which will include discussions with clinical and scientific experts, a literature review, development of a research hypothesis and plan, and a case presentation.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

MEDICINE 140.12  Combined Advanced Inpatient and Emergency Medicine - Fresno  (12 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Lori A. Weichenthal, Jonathan PhamJonathan Pham also teaches: MEDICINE 140.66, MEDICINE 140.67A

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110 and successful completion of third year of medical school.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Clinical

Students will be first reponders to patients in a busy, level 1 trauma center. They will also care for patients who are admitted from the emergency department to the inpatient medicine service, providing continuity during a patient's hospital course.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.13  HIV/Infectious Diseases Joint Consultation  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): John D SzumowskiJohn D Szumowski also teaches: MEDICINE 140.13A, MEDICINE 130.25

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical

This 4-week clerkship features an active, in-patient consultation service at Zuckerberg San Francisco General averaging two to four new consults per day, with a diverse case mix of HIV and other infectious diseases. The service is supervised on a daily basis by an ID fellow and HIV fellow (select months). Limited outpatient exposure may include ID clinic, HIV primary care, and HIV sub-specialty clinics. Students attend daily patient rounds, weekly ID and HIV conferences, and weekly micro rounds.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.13A  HIV/Infectious Diseases Joint Consultation  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): John D SzumowskiJohn D Szumowski also teaches: MEDICINE 140.13, MEDICINE 130.25

Prerequisite(s): MEDICINE 110

Restrictions: None

This 2-week clerkship features an active, in-patient consultation service at Zuckerberg San Francisco General averaging two to four new consults per day, with a diverse case mix of HIV and other infectious diseases. The service is supervised on a daily basis by an ID fellow and HIV fellow (select months). Students attend daily patient rounds, weekly ID and HIV conferences, weekly microbiology rounds, and may attend other research or patient-care conferences on the ZSFG campus.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.14  Sexually Transmitted Diseases  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Oliver M Bacon

Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing.

Restrictions: 4th year medical students

Activities: Clinical

Fourth-year medical students will be trained in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of sexually transmitted diseases in the clinical setting.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.15  Subinternship in Medicine - Kaiser San Francisco  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Jin Hyung Hyung Yoo

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Medicine 110

Restrictions: 4th year standing

Activities: Clinical

We welcome fourth year medical students as sub-interns on our inpatient medical ward teams, with a hospitalist attending, resident, and two interns. In addition to inpatient rounding service, students are also exposed to one week on the admitting rotation. Students actively participate in all aspects of patient care, similar to an intern, including writing notes, entering orders, calling consults, participating in a robust multi-disciplinary healthcare team, and updating family members.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.19  Clinical Cardiology - VAMC-SF  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): John R Teerlink

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Clinical, Independent Study

Students will learn how to evaluate and manage cardiology patients by working closely with cardiology attending physicians and fellows in an inpatient setting. Through participation in CCU and consult rounds, as well as conferences, students will become familiar with the presentation and management of CCU patients. In addition, the course will provide students with many opportunities to practice and develop the ability ti read and evaluate ECGs.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.20  Infectious Disease  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): David A SearsDavid A Sears also teaches: MEDICINE 141.16, INTERDEPT 130.12, MEDICINE 140.22

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110.

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Clinical

Hospitalized patients with a wide range of infectious diseases are evaluated and presented by students under the direct supervision of the infectious disease fellow. Students present patients at attending rounds, infectious disease conferences, and review appropriate literature on the subject.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.21  Gastroenterology/Liver - Highland Hospital - AHS  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Christina ChouChristina Chou also teaches: MEDICINE 140.21A

Prerequisite(s): MEDICINE 110

Restrictions: Must be 4th year medical student

This course will provide the student with a broad exposure to gastroenterology and hepatology in an underserved setting. As a functioning member of the team, the student will evaluate, present, and assist in the management of patients seen in the outpatient GI/Liver clinic, the endoscopy unit, and on the inpatient GI/Liver service.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.21A  Gastroenterology/Liver - Highland Hospital - AHS  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Christina ChouChristina Chou also teaches: MEDICINE 140.21

Prerequisite(s): MEDICINE 110

Restrictions: 4th year medical students\r\n\r\nMust have completed core Internal Medicine rotation.

Activities: Clinical

This course will provide the student with a broad exposure to gastroenterology and hepatology in an underserved setting. As a functioning member of the team, the student will evaluate, present, and assist in the management of patients seen in the outpatient GI/Liver clinic, the endoscopy unit, and on the inpatient GI/Liver service.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.22  Narrative Medicine and Podcasting with The Nocturnists  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): David A SearsDavid A Sears also teaches: MEDICINE 140.20, MEDICINE 141.16, INTERDEPT 130.12

Prerequisite(s): all core clerkships

Restrictions: none

Activities: Project

Physicians, privy to an amazing variety of vulnerable experiences shared by humanity, have always been natural storytellers. Organized by The Nocturnists, this elective will introduce medical students to new media and communication, including podcasting, as well as live storytelling events. Students will learn the craft of podcasting, and will leave the elective with a strong mental framework for using podcasts and other narrative-centric media tools to communicate crucial stories in medicine.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

MEDICINE 140.23  Endocrine Metabolism - UCSF Parnassus  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Umesh Masharani

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110.

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Clinical

Students based at Moffitt Hospital, twelfth floor south, act as assistants to residents and to endocrine fellows for consultations as well as for hospitalized endocrine patients; attend endocrine and metabolic clinics and seminars, and teaching exercises of endocrinology and metabolism, including Medicine Grand Rounds.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.24  Rheumatology  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Sarah E Goglin

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study, Web work

Students will learn to evaluate patients with joint pain as well as systemic illness in this 'hands-on' rotation. Students will evaluate patients with rheumatology attending physicians in the outpatient clinics at UCSF, SFGH and the VA. Students will see inpatients with fellows on the rheumatology consult service at Parnassus. Students will attend pre/post clinic conferences and two weekly didactic conferences.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.25  Nephrology  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Ramin Sam

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110 and fourth-year standing

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Clinical

Students work up and follow up patients with a wide variety of renal and electrolyte disturbances, and see outpatients in a weekly Renal Clinic. Cases are discussed with attending physicians daily. Students also attend weekly Journal Club, Renal Grand Rounds, and Chief of Service Rounds.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.26  ICU Subinternship - VAMC-SF  (6 Units)  Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): James A FrankJames A Frank also teaches: INTERDEPT 130.13

Prerequisite(s): Medicine core clerkship

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical

Excellent opportunity to learn and practice in a closed-format MICU/CCU/SICU supervised by intensivists from medicine and anesthesia critical care. The sub-intern functions as an intern admitting roughly 1 new patient every 1-2 days while continuing to care for up to 4 patients. Responsibilities include: history and physical; procedures, data gathering and interpretation; development of a thorough assessment and plan; reliable oral and written presentations.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.27  Cardiac Care Unit - CPMC  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Phillip KennedyPhillip Kennedy also teaches: MEDICINE 140.55, MEDICINE 140.97

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110.

Restrictions: Fourth year medical students only.

Activities: Clinical

The MS4 will work up and manage cardiac conditions such as chest pain, valvular disease, heart failure, acute coronary syndromes, and arrhythmias. There will be an emphasis on critically ill patients admitted to the CCU with diagnoses including (but not limited to): STEMI/ACD, unstable arrhythmias, decompensated CHF, heart transplant, pulmonary hypertension, cardiomyopathy, and heart block. There is NO overnight call and you will receive a minimum of 4 days off in a 4 week block.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.29  Medical Oncology  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Samuel C BrondfieldSamuel C Brondfield also teaches: MEDICINE 130.26

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical

Students evaluate patients on the wards in Moffitt-Long Hospital and participate in daily attending rounds, conferences and seminars. This course emphasizes evaluation and management of patients with solid organ cancers.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.30  Endocrine Metabolism - ZSFG  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Elizabeth J MurphyElizabeth J Murphy also teaches: MEDICINE 140.30A

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Clinical

The Endocrine-Metabolic Service provides an introduction to the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders including diabetes in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Students will see patients on daily consultation rounds and in four weekly clinics. Didactics include preclinic conferences, endocrine grand rounds, a fellows lecture series and a thyroid pathology conference.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.30A  Endocrine Metabolism - ZSFG  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Elizabeth J MurphyElizabeth J Murphy also teaches: MEDICINE 140.30

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110 and fourth-year standing

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Clinical

The Endocrine-Metabolic Service provides an introduction to the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine disorders including diabetes in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Students will see patients on daily consultation rounds and in two weekly clinics. Didactics include preclinic conferences, endocrine grand rounds, a fellows lecture series and a thyroid pathology conference.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.31  Medical ICU/CCU - Kaiser San Francisco  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Michael L. Coppolino

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: 4th year medical students. Cannot accept students in July.

Activities: Clinical

Excellent opportunity to learn and practice in a closed model mixed MICU/CCU. Multidisciplinary approach to providing care for critically ill patients. Highly supervised by board certified intensivists with an emphasis on student generated goals and objectives.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.32  Introduction to Quality Improvement & Patient Safety  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Sumant R. Ranji, Andy Lai

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: 4th year medical students

Rotation will provide students with an immersion experience in quality improvement and patient safety (QI/PS) activities. Students will learn fundamental concepts in QI/PS through directed readings and didactics, apply their learnings in experiential fashion e.g conduct formal adverse event case review, and attend key UCSF medical center QI/PS committees. Students will also learn about organizational, unit/practice, and individual approaches to improving patient care using QI/PS tools

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.34  Renal Consultation  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Anna MalkinaAnna Malkina also teaches: MEDICINE 130.02

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110.

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Web work

The student will join the renal team and participate under supervision in evaluation and treatment of patients with renal disease or disorders of fluid, acid-base, or electrolyte balance. Emphasis is placed on pathophysiology, history-taking, physical examination, and treatment.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.35  Cardiology  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Mary O Gray

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110.

Restrictions: None

See patients in consultation on wards and clinic; read electrocardiograms; improve auscultatory skills; review cases with cardiology Fellows, consult attendings; observe cardiac procedures - transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiograms, cardiac catheterizations; attend seminars, conferences. If time permits students welcome to sit in on inpatient rounds,see patients with inpatient team. Students expected to give 30-45 minute presentation at conclusion of elective topic of their choice.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.39  Pulmonary Disease  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Lorriana E LeardLorriana E Leard also teaches: MEDICINE 130.04

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110

Restrictions: none

Activities: Clinical

Students participate fully on the inpatient Pulmonary Consult Service, interviewing, examining, presenting, and doing follow-up of their own patients. Attend weekly conferences, receive some experience with procedures (e.g., bronchoscopy), learn pulmonary function interpretation, and do directed reading relevant to their patients.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.41  Gastroenterology - ZSFG  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Shreya J Patel

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110 and fourth-year standings.

Restrictions: none

Activities: Clinical

Students evaluate and present GI consults on patients admitted to the medical and surgical wards. Observe GI techniques, including sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy, endoscopy, liver biopsy. Attend weekly GI and liver clinics, and conferences held in conjunction with Surgery, Pathology and Radiology.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.43  Lifestyle Medicine in Prevention and Treatment of Disease  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Dean M. Ornish

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: 3rd and 4th year medical students.

Activities: Clinical, Independent Study

The Lifestyle Medicine Program uses a comprehensive approach to address the underlying causes of disease rather than merely treating its symptoms. This comprehensive program provides a spectrum of choices in nutrition, managing stress, exercise and social support, taking into consideration individual needs and preferences. This course is unique in that it combines both didactic and experiential learning.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.44  Ambulatory Internal Medicine - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Seema Policepatil

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110 and 4th year standing.

Restrictions: none

Students will join Housestaff in active participation in patient care in an ambulatory clinic setting. (Subspecialty and general medicine continuity clinics). Attendance is expected at the ambulatory care conferences held at each clinic. Students are encouraged to pursue independent study.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.45  Endocrine Metabolism - VAMC-SF  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Anne L Schafer

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110 and consent of instructor.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical

An introduction to the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine-metabolism diseases. The areas covered include those endocrinopathies involving the major endocrine glands, as well as diabetes mellitus and hyperlipemias. Patients will be examined and treated in both the inpatient and outpatient services. Attendance at 3 clinics per week and daily work rounds are required activities as well as post clinic conferences on Fridays.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.46  Pulmonary Medicine  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): John J Metcalfe

Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year medical student in good standing.

Restrictions: none

Activities: Clinical

Pulmonary disease, including clinical manifestations, basic pathophysiology, use and limitations of diagnostic studies and treatment. Experience will be gained by seeing patients on wards and through a series of ongoing conferences, ward rounds and review sessions under close faculty supervision.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.48  Pulmonary Medicine - St. Mary's  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Daniel M. Raybin

Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing.

Restrictions: Limited to 1 student per month; must have pulmonary resident on service.

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Discussion

The purpose of this clerkship is to introduce senior medical students to the three main aspects of pulmonary medicine: the chest service, intensive care and the pulmonary function lab.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.49  Introduction to Poverty Medicine - UCSF Parnassus  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Shalini R. Patel

Prerequisite(s): Third- and fourth-year medical students only.

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Project

This course is a two week elective during which students will explore the social, environmental and medical aspects of the care of impoverished populations. The class will include work in community clinics, visits to medical and non-medical service providers and lectures by local experts.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.50  Clinical Care and Teaching at UCSF's Student Homeless Clinic  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): William B. ShoreWilliam B. Shore also teaches: FAM CM MED 171.01, Daniel M Wlodarczyk

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Fourth year students in the School of Medicine

Many medical students have an interest in working with vulnerable populations and have volunteered at the UCSF Student Homeless Clinic during their pre-clinical years. This elective would allow fourth year medical students to return to clinic with advanced skills; this would allow them to further refine their clinical skills, learn about issues facing homeless individuals, and provide supervision to the pre-clinical students.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.55  Medicine Subinternship - CPMC  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Phillip KennedyPhillip Kennedy also teaches: MEDICINE 140.27, MEDICINE 140.97

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110, 4th year standing

Restrictions: none

Activities: Clinical, Independent Study

During the 4 week Sub-Internship, students will assume the role of the intern. The rotation is on a 5 day call cycle. You will work closely with your supervising senior resident in the admission, work-up and day to day management of patients admitted to the medicine service. You will be exposed to patients with diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds, and with wide ranging acute and chronic medical diagnoses. You will be expected to manage 4-6 patients at a time.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.60  Medicine Subinternship - Highland Hospital - AHS  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Archana C Sridhar

Prerequisite(s): All 3rd year core clerkships

Restrictions: 4th year medical students only

An exciting, stimulating 4 weeks as a subintern at a busy County hospital. You may see malaria, botulism,septic shock, and other fascinating and serious conditions. Attending staff make daily teaching/management rounds and you will have the opportunity to manage cases under their direction as a subintern, admitting patients from the Emergency Department, writing orders and gaining experience with procedures.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.66  Internal Medicine - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Jonathan PhamJonathan Pham also teaches: MEDICINE 140.67A, MEDICINE 130.18

Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing

Restrictions: none

Students assigned to teams with first- and second-year residents, rounds with attending faculty, participation in daily conferences. Emphasis on pathophysiology of disease processes, management of acute medical problems. Refine skills in history-taking, physical examination, write-ups, presentations, techniques of diagnostic procedures. Students may be placed on inpatient at either CRMC or VA-Fresno.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.67A  CIEx - Neurointensivist-Neurohospitalist Immersion - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Jonathan PhamJonathan Pham also teaches: MEDICINE 140.66, MEDICINE 130.18

Prerequisite(s): Completion of Medicine 110 core clerkship

Restrictions: n/a

Students will be paired with a neurointensivist and a neurohospitalist in this apprenticeship model to provide care for patients with acute neurological and neurosurgical diseases in California’s Central Valley. This CIEx elective would provide 3rd-year medical students the opportunity to gain firsthand experience in the day-to-day care of patients with diseases, such as subdural hematomas, subarachnoid hemorrhages, brain tumors, strokes, spinal stenosis, spinal tumors, etc.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.68  Infectious Diseases - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Robert D. LibkeRobert D. Libke also teaches: MEDICINE 140.68A, MEDICINE 130.68, Naiel N NassarNaiel N Nassar also teaches: MEDICINE 130.68

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110

Restrictions: None

Management of common and unusual infectious diseases. May include use of antimicrobials in presence of impaired renal or hepatic function, treatment of infection in immunologically compromised host, etc. Participation in patient evaluation, treatment follow-up, ward rounds, conferences. Microbiology laboratory can be arranged.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.68A  Infectious Diseases - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Robert D. LibkeRobert D. Libke also teaches: MEDICINE 140.68, MEDICINE 130.68

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

This 2 week medicine elective is for students interested in additional exposure to the world of infectious disease. The elective will take place both in the inpatient and the outpatient settings.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.69  Cardiology Consultation - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Teresa DanieleTeresa Daniele also teaches: MEDICINE 140.73

Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Clinical

Participation with housestaff in patient care on CCU, ICU, medical wards, outpatient clinics. Introduction to invasive and non-invasive diagnostic procedures, techniques of management in care of hospitalized and ambulatory patients. Attend ECG interpretations, CCU rounds, consults, and teaching conferences.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.70  Hospital Medicine Elective - ZSFG  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Abhishek J KarwaAbhishek J Karwa also teaches: INTERDEPT 130.06, Gabe Ortiz

Prerequisite(s): Must be a 4th year medical student\r\nReceived a passing grade on the required 4th year medicine subinternship

Restrictions: None

The fourth year elective in hospital medicine is a two week clerkship experience on the Faculty Inpatient Service at San Francisco General Hospital, an attending staffed hospitalist service. Students will work under the direct supervision of faculty hospitalists to provide care for underserved adult medicine inpatients at SFGH, improving their diagnostic and therapeutic skills and engaging in multidisciplinary care.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.71  Pulmonary Disease - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Kathryn L BilelloKathryn L Bilello also teaches: MEDICINE 140.78, MEDICINE 140.71A, MEDICINE 130.71, Michael W Peterson

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110 or consent of instructor

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Clinical

Evaluation and management of adult patients with respiratory diseases, supervised by housestaff and faculty, Pulmonary Medicine section. Emphasis on physical examination of chest, interpretation of X-ray, arterial blood gases, pulmonary function studies. Gain familiarity with respirators and other aspects of respiratory care.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.71A  Pulmonary Medicine - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Kathryn L BilelloKathryn L Bilello also teaches: MEDICINE 140.71, MEDICINE 140.78, MEDICINE 130.71, Vipul V Jain

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

This 2 week medicine elective is for students interested in additional exposure to the world of pulmonary medicine. The elective will take place both in the inpatient and outpatient settings.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.72  Comprehensive Palliative Care  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Eric W. Widera

Prerequisite(s): MEDICINE 110\r\nSURGERY 110\r\nPEDIATRICS 110\r\nOB GYN R S 110\r\nPSYCHIATRY 110\r\n\r\nStudents must have successfully completed all 3rd year core clerkships

Restrictions: Students must have successfully completed all 3rd year core clerkships

Four week comprehensive elective in palliative care will include experiences in multiple venues: Hospital consultations, hospice (home and inpatient), outpatient symptoms management clinic. Students will learn to care for patients with life-threatening illness and gain experience with symptom management, end-of-life discussions, complex spiritual, social, psychosocial aspects of end of life care, multiple venues of care and systems issues, and interdisciplinary approach to whole-patient care.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.73  Advanced Cardiology - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Teresa DanieleTeresa Daniele also teaches: MEDICINE 140.69, Brandon Woodbury, Kurt F Brueggemann

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110, 4th Year Standing.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

This 4-week module will teach and provide a basis for systemic interpretation of the EKG with the under served populations in the Central Valley. It will address underlying normal cardiac structure/function and cardiac abnormalities as reflected in the surface EKG. There will be 1 hour daily didactic sessions with student led ECG analysis session and daily clinic rotations on the ancillary cardiology services. Special emphasis on issues in the care of patients with cardiac issues.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.77  Endocrinology/Diabetes - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Varsha BabuVarsha Babu also teaches: MEDICINE 140.77A, MEDICINE 130.77

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

Students gain extensive experience in care of patients with diabetes and other endocrine disease through active participation in special diabetes inpatient units, ward consultations, diabetes and endocrine clinics, and patient educational programs located at the CRMC in Fresno and in the community.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.77A  Endocrinology/Diabetes - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Varsha BabuVarsha Babu also teaches: MEDICINE 140.77, MEDICINE 130.77

Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: None

Activities: Clinical

Students gain experience in the care of patients with diabetes and other endocrine diseases through active participation in inpatient ward consultations, diabetes and endocrine clinics, and unique patient educational programs.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.78  Critical Care Medicine - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Kathryn L BilelloKathryn L Bilello also teaches: MEDICINE 140.71, MEDICINE 140.71A, MEDICINE 130.71, Timothy M Evans

Prerequisite(s): 4th year standing

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Clinical

Students participate in the management and evaluation of critically ill patients in the Medical Intensive Care Unit. This includes the interpretation of laboratory results, blood gases and chest X-rays and the use of mechanical ventilation and hemodynamic monitoring. Supervision is by full-time faculty with senior Medicine residents.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.79  Diagnostic Dilemma of Lung Nodules: Cocci to Cancer - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Mohamed Fayed

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: 3rd or 4th year MD students

Using a multidisciplinary approach, this 2-week course is intended to allow students to see the full spectrum of disease that initially presents as a lung nodule via imaging. Students will have the opportunity to interact with pulmonologists, infectious disease specialists, radiologists and even oncologists. Time will be spent in the lung nodule clinic at UCSF Fresno, attending tumor board, reading and reviewing pulmonary imaging studies, and observing advanced bronchoscopic procedures.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.80  Gastroenterology & Hepatology - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Marina M RoytmanMarina M Roytman also teaches: MEDICINE 140.80A, MEDICINE 130.80

Prerequisite(s): n/a

Restrictions: n/a

Students will become part of the GI-Liver team. In addition to basic patient evaluation, they will participate in the broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures. Participation in an active ambulatory clinic adds to the variety of patients seen.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.80A  Gastroenterology & Hepatology - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Marina M RoytmanMarina M Roytman also teaches: MEDICINE 140.80, MEDICINE 130.80

Prerequisite(s): n/a

Restrictions: n/a

Students will become part of the GI-Liver team. In addition to basic patient evaluation, they will participate in the broad range of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures. Participation in an active ambulatory clinic adds to the variety of patients seen.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.81  Hematology/Oncology - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Uzair B ChaudharyUzair B Chaudhary also teaches: MEDICINE 140.81A, Haifaa AbdulhaqHaifaa Abdulhaq also teaches: MEDICINE 140.81A

Prerequisite(s): 4th Year Standing

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Independent Study

The hematology-oncology (hem-onc) rotation is designed to provide an opportunity for advanced 4th-year medical students (MS4) to have a time for concentrated study of diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs, benign and malignant tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. While on the rotation, acquisition of knowledge about hem-onc will be fostered by being involved in the evaluation and treatment of patients in both the inpatient and outpatient.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.81A  Hematology/Oncology - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Uzair B ChaudharyUzair B Chaudhary also teaches: MEDICINE 140.81, Haifaa AbdulhaqHaifaa Abdulhaq also teaches: MEDICINE 140.81

Prerequisite(s): 3rd Year Medicine Standing or 4th Year Medicine Standing

Restrictions: n/a

This hematology-oncology rotation is designed to provide an opportunity for medical students to have a time for concentrated study of diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs, benign and malignant tumors, including study of their development, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. This is a 2-week rotation that takes place at CRMC in Fresno. CRMC is one of the main teaching hospitals for UCSF Fresno and is a level 1 trauma center serving California’s Central Valley.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.82A  Sleep Medicine - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Lynn A KeenanLynn A Keenan also teaches: MEDICINE 130.82

Prerequisite(s): n/a

Restrictions: 3rd- and 4th-year MD students

Sleep medicine is a growing field that impacts many patients in a general medicine clinic. The goal of this rotation is to expand student knowledge and skills in Sleep Medicine.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.83  Rheumatology - Fresno  (3-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Candice Marie marie YuviencoCandice Marie marie Yuvienco also teaches: MEDICINE 140.83A, MEDICINE 130.83

Prerequisite(s): 4th Year Standing

Restrictions: None

The rheumatology rotation is designed to provide an opportunity for 4th-year medical students to have a time for concentrated study of disorders of the musculoskeletal system. While on the rotation, acquisition of knowledge about rheumatologic diseases will be fostered by being involved in the evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of rheumatologic pathologies in both the inpatient and outpatient areas.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.83A  Rheumatology - Fresno  (2.5 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Candice Marie marie YuviencoCandice Marie marie Yuvienco also teaches: MEDICINE 140.83, MEDICINE 130.83

Prerequisite(s): MSIII or MS IV standing.

Restrictions: n/a

Activities: Clinical

The rheumatology rotation is designed for medical students MS3 and MS4 for the study of disorders of the musculoskeletal system, including autoimmune and inflammatory disorders. Acquisition of knowledge about rheumatologic diseases by being involved in the evaluation and treatment of patients with a variety of connective tissue diseases in both the inpatient and outpatient areas. This elective is a 2-week rotation that takes place at Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)/VA in Fresno.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.84  Nephrology - Fresno  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Joseph C DuflotJoseph C Duflot also teaches: MEDICINE 140.84A, MEDICINE 130.84

Prerequisite(s): n/a

Restrictions: 4th year MD students.

This clinical nephrology rotation is a four-week rotation that takes place at Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in Fresno. Students on the nephrology rotation will engage in both inpatient and outpatient care. Students will become acquainted with the tools necessary to provide consultative services. This includes a complete assessment of the patient and providing answers to questions asked in the consultation.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.84A  Nephrology (2 week rotation) - Fresno  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Joseph C DuflotJoseph C Duflot also teaches: MEDICINE 140.84, MEDICINE 130.84

Prerequisite(s): n/a

Restrictions: 3rd year and 4th year MD students.

This clinical nephrology rotation is a two-week rotation that takes place at Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) in Fresno. CRMC is one of the main teaching hospitals for the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program. It is a tertiary referral hospital with a level 1 trauma center serving California’s Central Valley.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.86  Pulmonary Medicine - Highland Hospital - AHS  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Colin M FeeneyColin M Feeney also teaches: MEDICINE 140.95

Restrictions: Students must be of 4th year standing

Participate in clinical, diagnostic activities of Consult Service. Rounds occur at bedside to verify, demonstrate historical and clinical findings, patients hospital course, provide updates on diagnostic testing and therapeutic interventions. Attend conferences, view procedures, learn pulmonary function interpretation, read assigned texts, papers relevant to patients. Rotation encourages students to become adept in care of respiratory diseases of busy inner city hospital caring for underserved.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.91  ECG Interpretation  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Byron K Lee

Prerequisite(s): Fourth-year standing in School of Medicine.

Restrictions: None.

Activities: Lecture, Workshop

The course consists of interactive small group workshops focused on cardiac electrophysiology, derivation of ECG wave forms, and diagnoses of common electrocardiographic abnormalities.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.95  Intensive Care Unit  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Colin M FeeneyColin M Feeney also teaches: MEDICINE 140.86

Prerequisite(s): Fourth Year Standing

Restrictions: 1 student per block

Activities: Lecture, Clinical

The ICU service consults on, or cares for all of the medical patients in the ICU. There is a lecture series and a syllabus. There is formal instruction in ventilator management and in invasive procedures. this rotation allows students to become comfortable in caring for critically ill patients.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 140.97  Medical Intensive Care Unit  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Phillip KennedyPhillip Kennedy also teaches: MEDICINE 140.27, MEDICINE 140.55

Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110.

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Clinical

Students learn critical care medicine im a busy ICU with a diverse patient population and broad ranging case mix.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 141.01  Assessing Clinical Reasoning through High Quality MCQs  (2-4 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Denise M ConnorDenise M Connor also teaches: INTERDEPT 122C

Prerequisite(s): N/A

Restrictions: Restricted to fourth year medical students (must have successfully completed third year of medical school)

Activities: Web work, Workshop

Students will develop skills in the area of assessment by assisting the course directors of the Diagnostic Reasoning (DR) Block in developing high-quality, multiple choice questions (MCQ’s) for the course’s exam, modeled on those used in clerkship shelf exams. Students will learn best practices for writing MCQ's to assess second year medical students' clinical reasoning, and will apply this learning by developing a set of MCQ's for use in the course.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 141.02  Cardiology Interprofessional Elective  (2.5 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Prerequisite(s): None required

Restrictions: MS4 students

Activities: Clinical, Project

The UCSF Division of Cardiology services 7 outpatient clinics in the Bay Area and they provide care to over 12,000 patients each year. Primary sites include: UCSF Cardiovascular Care and Prevention Center (Mission Bay) and UCSF Cardiac Rehabilitation and Wellness Center (Parnassus). Medical students (MS3 and MS4 preferred) will be paired with advanced practice pharmacy students to provide direct patient care under the supervision of licensed professionals.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 141.16  Social Justice and Medicine in the East Bay  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): David A SearsDavid A Sears also teaches: MEDICINE 140.20, INTERDEPT 130.12, MEDICINE 140.22

Prerequisite(s): MED 110

Restrictions: none

Activities: Lecture, Clinical, Fieldwork, Project, Conference

This course explores the social determinants of health, cultural and structural competency, and innovations in primary care in underserved settings in Oakland. Students will participate in buprenorphine induction and maintenance, hepatitis C treatment, group visits, tours of nontraditional health care facilities, home visits, patient advocacy, refugee health, didactics sessions on social justice topics, and create original written works in the form of op-ed and reflective writings.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 141.17  Interprofessional Addiction Care  (6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Meghan T O'Brien, Triveni B DefriesTriveni B Defries also teaches: MEDICINE 130.23

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: 4th Year student in good academic standing

Activities: Clinical

During this 4 week elective, MS4s will build confidence and skill caring for patients with substance use disorders by joining ZSFG’s inpatient Addiction Care Team (ACT)! Interprofessional learners will join the consultation team of attending physician, fellow, substance use navigator and licensed vocational nurses to support hospital-wide care for patients who use drugs and alcohol. Students will work collaboratively with interprofessional learners through various activities.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 150.01  Research in Medicine  (3-24 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai

Prerequisite(s): Consent of faculty member in charge of students research project and approval of third- and fourth-year coordinator.

Restrictions: None

Activities: Laboratory, Fieldwork, Project

Students continue previously initiated research projects under the guidance of faculty members.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

MEDICINE 160.04  Medical Science & Clinical Problems  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Prerequisite(s): Must be an MD/PhD trainee in the MSTP at UCSF.

Restrictions: Must be an MD/PhD trainee in the MSTP at UCSF.

Activities: Clinical

Clinical contact is arranged with mentor for experience in ward rounds, clinic work, etc. in clinical departments with approved faculty. Student will choose mentor from list of available faculty. MSTP students are required to complete 6 units before completion of the PhD MEDICINE

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

MEDICINE 170.01A  Special Issues in Health Care  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai

Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: No restrictions. All UCSF students enrolled in the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy & Dentistry may enroll in this course and receive credit.

Activities: Lecture

Explore in systematic (lecture/readings/small group discussion) format new issues in health care or special content areas related to medicine. Topics are developed and prepared according to faculty-student interests.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.01B  Special Issues in Health Care  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai

Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: Students from the other professional schools at UCSF are welcome to take this course

Activities: Lecture

Explore in systematic (lecture/readings/small group discussion) format new issues in health care or special content areas related to medicine. Topics are developed and prepared according to faculty-student interests.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.01C  Special Issues in Health Care  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai

Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: Students from other UCSF professional schools are welcome to take this course.

Activities: Lecture

Explore in system (lecture/readings/small group discussion) format new issues in health care or special content areas related to medicinel Topics are developed and prepared according to faculty-student interests.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.01D  Special Issues in Health Care  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai

Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: Students from the other professional schools at UCSF are welcome to take this course

Activities: Lecture

Explore in systematic (lecture/reading/small group discussion) format new issues in health care or special content areas related to medicine. Topics are developed and prepared according to faculty-student interests..

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.01E  Special Issues in Health Care  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: No restrictions. Students from the other professional schools at UCSF are welcome to take this course.

Activities: Lecture

Explore in systematic (lecture/reading/small group discussion) format new issues in health care or special content areas related to medicine. Topics are developed and prepared according to faculty-student interests.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.01F  Special Issues in Health Care  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: No restrictions. Students from the other professional schools at UCSf are welcome to take this course.

Activities: Lecture

Explore in systematic (lecture/reading/small group discussion) format new issues in health care or special content areas related to medicine. Topics are developed and prepared according to faculty-student interests.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.07  Communicating with the Latino Patient  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Leticia Rolon

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Laboratory

A practical course designed to develop basic skills in overcoming cultural and linguistic barriers to health care for Spanish-speaking persons.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.09  Current Topics in Medical Science  (2 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Aimee W. Kao

Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: none

Focus on research interests of UCSF faculty. Provides broad introduction to campus research, practice in reading and analyzing research publications. Speaker's talk includes discussion of personal background, present research, background description on research area, and discussion of future research plans.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.10  Basic Science Journal Club  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Aimee W. Kao

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Independent Study

The basic science journal club is a student led course designed to investigate cutting edge research in the basic sciences and its implications for translational and clinical care. Open to health professional students and required of 1st year MSTP students, each participant chooses, researches, and presents a recent journal article of their choosing and facilitates a discussion with the entire class at least once throughout the year.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

MEDICINE 170.34A  Asian American Pacific Islander Health Disparities  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture

The primary goal of this elective is to introduce students to the health issues prevalent in the Asian American Pacific Islander communities (API). During the course, students will learn to define the health disparities faced by the API community and acquire a background in topics such as hepatitis B, cardiovascular risks, and pharmacogenomics to provide patient education and improve community outreach.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

MEDICINE 170.36  MSTP Into the Clinic!  (3 Units)  Fall, Winter  

Instructor(s): Aimee W. Kao

Prerequisite(s): MSTP

Restrictions: MSTP students in the final year of their graduate studies planning to return to medical school this spring.

Activities: Seminar, Clinical

This course is an intensive re-introduction to clinical medicine for MSTP students completing graduate studies and planning to return to medical school this spring. The course includes 5 half-days of didactics where students review and practice history taking, physical exam skills, oral presentations, and analysis of basic clinical data (labs, EKGs etc.) through clinical cases. Skills are reinforced through 3-5 afternoons of clinical immersion.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.37  National Transgender Health Summit  (1 Units)  Spring  

Instructor(s): Jae Sevelius

Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: None.

The National Transgender Health Summit is a two day conference for medical providers and students to increase awareness of transgender (trans) issues in health care. The Summit aims to increase provider skills in the provision of optimal health care for trans patients and to provide a professional forum for the sharing of best practices, innovative techniques, and cutting edge research among providers who wish to gain expertise in providing competent care for trans patients.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.38  Health Professions Students as Writer  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Louise AronsonLouise Aronson also teaches: MEDICINE 130.21

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical students only

Activities: Workshop

To inspire & develop physician-writers of all types by exploring ways writing can inform, shape, & become part of a medical career. Class has three parts 1) UCSF physician-writers describe their careers and ways in which writing contributed to their success and satisfaction 2) discussion of one type of medical writing based on assigned reading 3) brief writing exercise.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.39  Hospital-Based Medicine: A Clinical Skills Tutorial  (0.5-1.5 Units)  Fall, Winter  

Instructor(s): Susan M WlodarczykSusan M Wlodarczyk also teaches: INTERDEPT 130.18

Prerequisite(s): Students must contact Thomas.yu@va.gov for approval prior to registration.

Restrictions: None

Activities: Clinical, Independent Study

This course introduces students to the art and science of caring for inpatients. Students will spend 4-8 half days working one-on-one with an attending in our VA Faculty Hospitalist group, learning from a mix of inpatients. Students will practice history-taking, physical exam, written and oral presentations, and will be introduced to pre-rounding and multidisciplinary care. Students will complete a learning plan and will confer with faculty at course end about progress and future goals.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.40  UCSF Student Flu Crew for Seasonal Flu Vaccination  (0.5-1.5 Units)  Fall, Winter  

Instructor(s): Jordan S. Rinker, Robert J. Harrison

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Clinical

Students plan, coordinate, administer flu vaccines in the SF Bay Area. These free on-site events will be held at various locations in coordination with local social services groups for underserved communities and employers. Students will be responsible for: Obtaining vaccines and supplies including funding.\r\nIdentifying community partners for sites to administer vaccine.\r\nScheduling students, faculty for each vaccination event. \r\nConsenting, administering and documenting each vaccination given.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.41  Word on the Wards: Inpatient Health Education at SFGH  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Kelly B Han

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: 1st and 2nd year students from schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing and PT are all welcome to take this course.

Activities: Lecture, Fieldwork

Word on the Wards is an interprofessional program, in collaboration with the SFGH Hospitalist Division, in which UCSF students act as health coaches for patients on the SFGH wards. This elective consists of an 8-hour training session and two clinical shifts. During the training session, students will learn about working with underserved populations, their role as a health coach, health topic content, and health coaching techniques. They will apply these skills during their clinical shifts.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

MEDICINE 170.42  Collaborative Clinical Case Investigation  (1 Units)  Fall, Spring  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai

Prerequisite(s): N/A

Restrictions: N/A

Activities: Seminar, Clinical

Master clinicians develop their diagnostic acumen by learning through case discussions. Cases allow students to learn history taking, differential diagnosis, disease management, and other valuable skills to prepare for clinical years. Each week in this elective, a senior medical student or resident will present a real case. The class will walk through a fun, challenging, and interactive discussion on how to think about the case and reason out the correct diagnosis and appropriate management.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.43  MedLink  (1 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Manuel A TapiaManuel A Tapia also teaches: FAM CM MED 184, FAM CM MED 170.20

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Workshop

The focus of this elective is promoting education about health sciences in under-represented communities via service learning. UCSF students will learn how to mentor, design curriculum, and teach by interacting with under-represented high school sophomores in an 8-session program. This is an interdisciplinary elective involving students from schools of medicine, nursing, dental, pharmacy and physical therapy.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.44  Current Issues in Medical Informatics  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): David E. Avrin, Michael S. Blum, Russ Cucina, Aaron B Neinstein

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Seminar

Seminar for MSI & MSII, Nursing, Pharmacy, & Dental students, interested in current issues in medical informatics related to the successful deployment and implementation of EMR (Electronic Medical Record). Seminar format 1 hour per week, with each week devoted to a specific topic from a list. 30 min will be formal lecture to introduce the topic, followed by 30 min discussion. Syllabus will identify required reading prior to each week's session. No prior computer science expertise required.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.45  Homeless Clinic Experience  (1 Units)  Winter, Spring  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai, Margo H. Vener

Prerequisite(s): Only SOM Students must complete Medicine 170.10A speaker series

Restrictions: N/A

Activities: Clinical, Fieldwork

The Homeless Clinic Experience will give students an opportunity to volunteer at a Homeless Clinic for elective credit. Participants must have completed a Homeless Clinic orientation session or plan to complete an orientation session before volunteering.This elective is open to medical and nursing students. Participants must complete 3 shifts at a Clinic per quarter to obtain elective credit. The shelter will be chosen by the student coordinators of this course.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

MEDICINE 170.46  Exploring Med-Peds  (1 Units)  Fall, Spring  

Instructor(s): Bradley J MonashBradley J Monash also teaches: INTERDEPT 115, INTERDEPT 119

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Seminar

In the form of one-hour, interactive lectures hosted by dual-trained UCSF resident and faculty members, this course will introduce and expose medical students to careers within the combined medicine-pediatrics field, including career pathways and training venues, med-peds opportunities, the fields of pediatrics and adult internal medicine, and the similarities and dissimilarities that exist between them.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.47  Clinical reasoning through the oral presentation  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Gabe Ortiz

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture, Workshop

In this case-based seminar, students will learn about the purpose and key elements of the different types of oral presentation “one-liner” statements, including: i) the identification statement, stated at the beginning of an H&P presentation; ii) the assessment statement, stated before the plan in an H&P presentation; iii) the summary statement, stated at the beginning of a SOAP presentation or used with consultants. Students will will develop highly relevant skills they can apply on Clerkships.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.48  A Student-Curated Health Humanities Event Series  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Emily A Silverman, Meghan T O'Brien

Prerequisite(s): N/A

Restrictions: N/A

Activities: Seminar

Join forces with interdisciplinary health professions students! In small teams, you will choose a health-related topic with social, emotional, or ethical dimensions (e.g. addiction, organ transplantation) around which to plan a public event that incorporates storytelling, medical humanities, and the arts with the goal of building understanding, promoting dialogue, and making the invisible visible. This course will enroll 12-16 students for 7 evening sessions at a faculty member's home.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 170.49  Native Health Elective  (1 Units)  Fall  

Instructor(s): Michelle Guy

Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None

Activities: Lecture

This elective offers an introduction to and overview of the health of Native American/Alaska Native communities. The course will examine both historical and political influences on Native health, as well as provide cultural context and examples of resilience within Indigenous communities. We start the course with a brief history of Native policies, including the development of the Indian Health Service. We will then discuss various disparities affecting Native communities (e.g. access to care).

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 180  Occupational Toxicology  (2 Units)  Winter  

Instructor(s): Samuel Goldman

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Restrictions: Consent of instructor.

Activities: Seminar, Project, Web work

Course provides understanding of basic principles of toxicology as related to work environment and workers' health.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 198  Supervised Study  (1-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Cindy J. Lai

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor preceptor and approval of third- and fourth-year coordinator.

Restrictions: None

Activities: Independent Study, Project

Library research and directed reading under supervision of a member of the faculty with the approval of the chairperson of the department.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? No

MEDICINE 199  Laboratory Project in Medicine  (1-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Staff

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor preceptor and approval of third- and fourth-year course director.

Restrictions: None

Activities: Laboratory

Students will select and conduct a research project under the guidance of a member of the Department of Medicine Faculty.

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  • School: Medicine
  • Department: Medicine
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? Yes
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: No
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes

MEDICINE 205  Research Seminar in Health Professions Education  (1-6 Units)  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer  

Instructor(s): Christy K Boscardin, Patricia S. O'Sullivan

Prerequisite(s): Health Professions Education Pathway or Teaching Scholars Program taken either before or concurrent with enrollment.\r\nMust be enrolled at UCB.UCB students taking this course for credit need to fill out an Intercampus Exchange application. http://registrar.ucsf.edu/registration/intercampus-exchange

Restrictions: This course is only opened to any level of UCSF learner enrolled at UCB.\r\nStudents must have instructor's approval to ensure that the prerequisites have been met.

Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Project

Seminar to analyze, develop educational research in health professions. Students examine literature and ascertain status of health professions education relative to work in related disciplines. Students present developing research studies and critique work of others not only from course but from UCSF community. Students learn about dissemination and participation in relevant professional organizations. UCB students taking course for credit need to complete an Intercampus Exchange application.

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  • School: Graduate Division
  • Department: History Of Health Sciences Program
  • May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
  • Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes
  • Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
  • Graduate Division course: Yes
  • Is this a web-based online course? No
  • Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
  • May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
  • Repeat course for credit? Yes