Course Catalog » Family & Community Medicine 140.10

Subject: Family & Community Medicine
Course Number: 140.10
Course Title: Advocacy Medicine
Units: 3
School: Medicine
Department: Family And Community Medicine

Course Description: A 2 week block elective for medical students to gain family medicine-based advocacy experience and clinical research skills. This curriculum will better equip them to help patients and families dealing with complex and life-threatening conditions who are seeking optimum care, or care that falls outside what is provided by standard medical practices.
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: Enrollment is restricted to 4th year medical students (but on special request, could include a 3rd year student, including from the UC Berkeley/UCSF Joint Medical Program)
Activities: Block Elective

Instructor of Record: M. Renneker
Additional Instructor(s): E. Jamison
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? Yes

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? No
Repeat course for credit? No