Course Catalog » Medicine 141.16

Subject: Medicine
Course Number: 141.16
Course Title: Social Justice and Medicine in the East Bay
Units: 3
School: Medicine
Department: Medicine

Course Description: 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.
Prerequisites: MED 110
Restrictions: none
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Project, Direct - Field Work, Direct - Conference, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture, Student - Field Work, Student - Conference

Instructor of Record: D. Sears
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? No
Repeat course for credit? No