Course Catalog » Medicine 170.38

Subject: Medicine
Course Number: 170.38
Course Title: Medical Student as Writer
Units: 1
School: Medicine
Department: Medicine

Course Description: 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. This course is part of a longitudinal course series on writing in medicine (essay, narrative, advocacy, blog, scientific).
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: Medical students only
Activities: Workshop

Instructor of Record: L. Aronson
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Spring
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