Course Catalog » Medicine 140.49

Subject: Medicine
Course Number: 140.49
Course Title: Introduction to Poverty Medicine - UCSF Parnassus
Units: 3
School: Medicine
Department: Medicine

Course Description: This course is a two week elective during which students will explore the social, environmental and medical aspects of the care of impoverished populations. The class will include work in community clinics, visits to medical and non-medical service providers and lectures by local experts.
Prerequisites: Third- and fourth-year medical students only.
Restrictions: none
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Discussion, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture, Student - Project

Instructor of Record: S. Patel
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