Course Catalog » Interdepartmental Studies 499

Subject: Interdepartmental Studies
Course Number: 499
Course Title: Preparing for Health Professions School
Min units: 3      Max units: 4
School: Dentistry
Department: Preventive And Restorative Dental Sciences
Additional (School) Department: (Pharmacy) Clinical Pharmacy, (Graduate Division) Biochemistry And Molecular Biology Program

Course Description: This program prepares students from disadvantaged backgrounds for matriculation to professional schools. UCSF faculty lead classes on health disparities, ethics, cultural sensitivity, and care for underserved communities and serve as mentors for students. Students develop skills for future success in professional schools including MCAT/DAT preparation. Students develop research skills and lead seminars on health topics. Students take science classes at UCB-Extension.
Restrictions: 1. Students must be accepted into a UCSF Post Baccalaureate Program (medicine, dentistry, pharmacy). 2. Students must have a Bachelor’s Degree.
Activities: Seminar

Instructor of Record: A. Martinez
Additional Instructor(s): D. Perry, S. Youmans
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
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