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Medical Education (MDED)

School of Medicine

MDED 527 Evidence-Based Medicine (1) Critical appraisal track designed to improve the student's ability to seek and evaluate new medical knowledge. MD majors only. CR/NC only. (Spring only)

MDED 528 Unit 8 Block Electives (V) Through lectures, self-assessments and independent study, second-year medical students will consolidate their knowledge of the application of the biological sciences to patient care. CR/NC only. Pre: 557.

MDED 541 Clinical Skills Assessment (1) Required comprehensive interdepartment multidisciplinary assessment program for fourth-year medical students. CR/NC only. Pre: FMCH, MED, OBGN, PED, PSTY, SURG 531 or 532.

MDED 545 (Alpha) Senior Interdisciplinary Electives (V) Fourth-year elective in which students study selected interdisciplinary topics. CR/NC only. (B) medical education elective; (C) complementary and alternative medicine; (D) leadership in underserved care. MED majors only for (D). CR/NC only for (D). Pre: FMCH, MED, OBGN, PED, PSTY, SURG 531 or 532. (Spring only for (D))

MDED 551 MD 1 Health and Illness (5) Introduction to concepts of health and disease through lectures, laboratories, and colloquia intended to broaden the learning from MD 1 health care problems in tutorials. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: consent. Co-requisite: 551L. (Fall only)

MDED 551L MD 1 Health and Illness Tutorials (3) Introductory series of problem-based learning tutorials for first-year medical students focusing on concepts of health and disease through MD 1 health care problems. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Co-requisite: 551. (Fall only)

MDED 552 MD 2 CV/Pulmonary (7) Concepts focusing on cardiovascular and pulmonary systems through integrated basic science lectures, laboratories, and colloquia intended to broaden the learning from MD 2 health care problems in tutorials. CR/NC only. Pre: 551 and 551L. Co-requisite: 552L. (Fall only)

MDED 552L MD 2 CV/Pulmonary Tutorials (4) Advanced series of problem-based learning tutorials for first-year medical students focusing on cardiovascular and pulmonary health care problems. CR/NC only. Pre: 551 and 551L. Co-requisite: 552. (Fall only)

MDED 553 MD 3 Renal/Hematology (7) Concepts focusing on renal and hematologic systems through integrated basic science lectures, laboratories, and colloquia intended to broaden the learning from MD 3 health care problems in tutorials. CR/NC only. Pre: 552 and 552L. Co-requisites: 553L. (Spring only)

MDED 553L MD 3 Renal/Hematology Tutorials (4) Advanced series of problem-based learning tutorials for first-year medical students focusing on renal and hermatology health care problems. CR/NC only. Pre: 552 and 552L. Co-requisite: 553. (Spring only)

MDED 554 MD 4 GI/Endocrine (7) Concepts focusing on gastrointestinal and endocrine systems through integrated basic science lectures, laboratories, and colloquia intended to broaden the learning from MD 4 health care problems in tutorials. CR/NC only. Pre: 553 and 553L. Co-requisite: 554L. (Spring only)

MDED 554L MD 4 GI/Endocrine Tutorials (4) Advanced series of problem-based learning tutorials for first-year medical students focusing on gastrointestinal and endocrine health care problems. CR/NC only. Pre: 553 and 553L. Co-requisite: 554. (Spring only)

MDED 556 MD 6 Locomotor System, Nervous System and Behavioral Problems (8) Concepts focusing on the locomotor/neurological systems and behavioral problems through integrated basic science lectures, laboratories, and colloquia intended to broaden the learning from MD 6 health care problems in tutorials. CR/NC only. Pre: 554 and 554L. Co-requisite: 556L. (Fall only)

MDED 556L MD 6 Locomotor System, Nervous System, and Behavioral Problems (6) Advanced series of problem-based learning tutorials for second-year medical students focusing on neurological/locomotor systems and behavioral health care problems. CR/NC only. Pre: 554 and 554L. Co-requisite: 556. (Fall only)

MDED 557 MD 7 The Life Cycle (7) Concepts focusing on the life cycle through integrated basic science lectures, laboratories, and colloquia intended to broaden the learning from MD 7 health care problems in tutorials. CR/NC only. Pre: 556 and 556L. Co-requisite: 557L. (Spring only)

MDED 557L MD 7 The Life Cycle Tutorials (4) Advanced series of problem-based learning tutorials for second-year medical students focusing on the life cycle health care problems. CR/NC only. Pre: 556 and 556L. Co-requisite: 557. (Spring only)

MDED 563 Third Year Colloquia (2) A series of lecture-discussions intended to broaden the perspectives of the Unit VI experiences and health-care problems. Repeatable one time. CR/NC only. Pre: 551 and 557.

MDED 564 Senior Seminars (4) Review of topics and issues that will prepare senior students for the end of their undergraduate training and the start of their internship. CR/NC only.

MDED 571 Introduction to Clinical Skills (2) Introductory lectures and laboratories on history taking and physical exam skills. Repeatable one time. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: consent. Co-requisite: 551. (Fall only)

MDED 572 Unit 2 Clinical Skills (2) History and physical exam skills pertinent to the health care problems in Unit 2. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: 571 or consent. (Fall only)

MDED 573 Unit 3 Clinical Skills (2) History and physical exam skills pertinent to the health care problems in Unit 3. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: 572 or consent. (Spring only)

MDED 574 Unit 4 Clinical Skills (2) History and physical exam skills pertinent to the health care problems in Unit 4. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: 573 or consent. (Spring only)

MDED 576 Unit 6 Clinical Skills (3) History and physical exam skills pertinent to the health care problems in Unit 6. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: 574 or consent. (Fall only)

MDED 577 Unit 7 Clinical Skills (2) History and physical exam skills pertinent to the health care problems in Unit 7. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: 576 or consent. (Spring only)

MDED 581 Unit 1 Community Health (2) Field experience placing students in community settings to work with health care professionals as they provide services to patients. Repeatable two times. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: consent. Co-requisites: 551 and 571. (Fall only)

MDED 582 Unit 2 Community Health (2) Field experience placing students in community settings to work with health care professionals as they provide services to patients. Repeatable two times. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: 581 or consent. (Fall only)

MDED 583 Unit 3 Community Health (2) Field experience placing student in community settings to work with health care professionals as they provide services to patients. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: 582 or consent. (Spring only)

MDED 584 Unit 4 Community Health (2) Field experience placing student in community settings to work with health care professionals as they provide services to patients. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: 583 or consent. (Spring only)

MDED 590 (Alpha) Preclinical Electives (V) Elective for first and second year medical students. (B) projects in medical education; (C) healer's art; (D) introduction to student research; (E) health and wellness; (F) quality improvement. Repeatable one time. CR/NC only. Pre: 551.

MDED 595 (Alpha) Topics in Medical Education (V) Summer selectives in medical education for second-year medical students. (B) rural health preceptorship; (C) health issues of the Pacific Basin; (D) projects in medical education; (E) manikin simulations; (F) learning resources; (G) cardiovascular case maps; (H) pulmonary case maps; (I) clinical skills preceptors; (J) global health perspectives. Repeatable up to four credits. MD majors only. CR/NC only. Pre: 554. (Fall only)

MDED 599 Research in Medical Education (V) An elective for medical students to work on research projects related to improving medical education, student wellness, and community health under the direction of a faculty member in the Office of Medical Education. Repeatable nine times.
Medical History (MDHX)