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112  Intersession Series  (1 - 2 units)   Fall, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): C. Lai       Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing in the School of Medicine.MEDICINE 110

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

The clinical intersession series is a sequence of one-week, case-based courses taught at intervals throughout the third year that provide medical students with tools for patient care in three domains: 1)clinical decision-making; 2)moral foundations of medicine, including professional development; and 3)contxt of health care.

113A  Foundational Sciences in Foundations 2 (Winter)  (1.5 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): H. Kirsch       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical students in Foundations 2       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Independent Study

This SOM Bridges Curriculum course brings students together every other week during the year-long Foundations phase to reinforce and advance their understanding of foundational science and develop health care testing knowledge. Students step out of concurrent clinical rotations to participate in this course. FS-in-F2 day components are: Family & Community Medicine seminar, foundations of high-value healthcare and Foundational Sciences curriculum.

113B  Foundational Sciences in Foundations 2 (Spring)  (1.5 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): H. Kirsch, M. Margeta, R. Ramachandran       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Third year medical students in Foundations 2       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Independent Study

This SOM Bridges Curriculum course brings students together during Foundations 2 to advance their understanding of foundational science and develop healthcare testing knowledge. Students step out of concurrent clinical rotations to participate in this course. Learning methods will vary by session topic, including but not limited to presentations, problem-based learning and simulation. IDS 113B components are Appropriate Use of Diagnostic Tests and Foundational Sciences in Foundations 2.

113C  Foundational Sciences in Foundations 2 (Summer)  (1.5 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): H. Kirsch, M. Margeta, R. Ramachandran       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Third year medical students in Foundations 2       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

This SOM Bridges Curriculum course brings students together during Foundations 2 to advance their understanding of foundational science and develop healthcare testing knowledge. Students step out of concurrent clinical rotations to participate in this course. Learning methods will vary by session topic, including but not limited to presentations, problem-based learning and simulation. IDS 113C components are Appropriate Use of Diagnostic Tests and Foundational Sciences in Foundations 2.

113D  Foundational Sciences in Foundations 2 (Fall)  (1.5 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): H. Kirsch, M. Margeta, R. Ramachandran       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Third year medical students in Foundations 2       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

This SOM Bridges Curriculum course brings students together during Foundations 2 to advance their understanding of foundational science and diagnostic tests. Students step out of concurrent clinical rotations to participate in this course. Learning methods will vary by session topic, including but not limited to presentations, problem-based learning and simulation. IDS 113D components are Appropriate Use of Diagnostic Tests and Foundational Sciences in Foundations 2.

115  Coda  (3 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): B. Monash, H. Chern       Prerequisite(s): 4th year standing in medical school.

Restrictions: 4th year standing in medical school.       Activities: Block Elective

This course is intended to serve as a springboard from medical school to internship. The approach to common clinical, ethical, and social situations encountered during internship will be covered through a combination of lectures, seminars, small groups, team teaching and hands-on skills sessions.

116  Transitional Ambulatory Clerkship Experience  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Lupton       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This course provides students a longitudinal ambulatory clinical experience in conjunction with their core clerkships. Students will consolidate existing ambulatory practice skills and develop additional proficiency in outpatient care in a specialty area of interest. Students step out of concurrent clinical rotations to participate in this course one full day per week.

117A  ARCH Week 5  (1.5 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): C. Hoerth, K. Hauer       Prerequisite(s): Foundations 1 courses or equivalent

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Web-based course work, Workshop

This SOM Bridges Curriculum series is a sequence of one week courses taught in intervals throughout Foundations 2 and Career Launch. Students participate in formative and summative assessments, holistically review performance data, reflect on professional identity formation, meet with Coaches to develop learning plans, and engage in wellness activities with peers.

117B  ARCH Week 6  (1.5 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): C. Hoerth, E. Kryzhanovskaya       Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2 and Career Launch       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Independent Study, Web-based course work

This SOM Bridges Curriculum series is a sequence of one week courses taught in intervals throughout Foundations 2 and Career Launch. Students participate in formative and summative assessments, review performance data holistically, reflect on professional identity formation, meet with Coaches to develop learning plans, and engage in wellness activities with peers. Sessions are designed to address students' learning needs at this point in the curriculum.

117C  ARCH Week 7  (1.5 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): C. Hoerth, E. Kryzhanovskaya       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2 and Career Launch       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Independent Study, Web-based course work

This SOM Bridges Curriculum series is a sequence of one week courses taught in intervals throughout Foundations 2 and Career Launch. Students participate in formative and summative assessments, holistically review performance data, reflect on professional identity formation, meet with Coaches to develop learning plans, and engage in wellness activities with peers.

117D  ARCH Week 8  (1.5 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): C. Hoerth, E. Kryzhanovskaya       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2 and Career Launch       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Independent Study

This SOM Bridges Curriculum series is a sequence of one week courses taught in intervals throughout Foundations 2 and Career Launch. Students participate in formative and summative assessments, holistically review performance data, reflect on professional identity formation, meet with Coaches to develop learning plans, and engage in wellness activities with peers.

118  Deep Explore  (1 - 16 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): R. Redberg, C. Stewart, P. Chin-Hong       Prerequisite(s): Designing Clinical Research (New course; Course approval form in progress at present).

Restrictions: Career Launch students who have completed a thesis at UCSF and OMFS students will not be required to take Deep Explore       Activities: Direct - Project

This will be a mentored experience in research or scholarship for students in Career Launch. It will be required of students who have not completed a thesis (e.g. Masters, PhD) while at UCSF. A wide range of research topics is expected. The Deep Explore months may be split among multiple quarters with every student making an individual schedule and multiple sites, including off-campus sites, will be utilized.

119  Introduction to Career Launch  (3 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): B. Monash, P. Cornett       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical students in Career Launch       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Independent Study

This course will provide students an introduction to the clinical curricular components of Career Launch and important clinical curriculum in support of their advanced rotations and their further development towards physicianship. Students will participate in a mixture of didactic and small group learning activities, which will address healthcare needs in all clinical settings (home, ambulatory, inpatient, intermediate/longterm care) as appropriate.

120  Designing and Conducting Research  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): M. Park       Prerequisite(s): Foundations EBPS Core Inquiry Curriculum IDS121A

Restrictions: none       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Independent Study, Workshop

The Deep Explore requirement of the new Inquiry Curriculum requires that students spend at least 12 weeks conducting scholarship relevant to the topic of their choice. To execute their research effectively, students will require a working knowledge of the conduct of research and interpretation of research results. DCR will give students an opportunity to apply concepts to practice and develop a working research proposal.

121A  Foundations 1  (9 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): M. Kruidering       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Conference, Independent Study, Laboratory, Web-based course work

This Bridges Curriculum course includes the emerging science of health systems and enduring sciences of structural & microscopic anatomy, cell biology, immunology, genetics, pharmacology, & pathology. It has a clinical microsystem clerkship experience and initiates the Core Inquiry Curriculum, introducing critical analysis of medical science advances. It ends with an ARCH (Assessment, Reflection, Coaching, Health) week, containing structured review of professional & competency development.

121B  Foundations 1  (20 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): M. Garg       Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: none       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Conference, Independent Study, Laboratory, Web-based course work

This 2nd Bridges Curriculum course has content in CV, pulmonary, and hematology medicine. It explores health and the individual through a social and behavioral sciences lens. It continues an immersive experience in a longitudinal clinical microsystem clerkship (CMC) and a longitudinal Core Inquiry Curriculum (CIC). It concludes with an ARCH 2 (Assessment, Reflection, Coaching, Health) week, which has structured activities for students to review their academic progress and create learning plans.

121C  Foundations 1  (18 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): T. Fulton       Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: No       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Conference, Independent Study, Web-based course work

This Bridges Curriculum course has content in renal, GI, and endocrine medicine. It explores health and society through a sociology, public health, and genetics sciences lens. It continues an immersive experience in a longitudinal clinical microsystem clerkship (CMC) and a longitudinal Core Inquiry Curriculum (CIC). It concludes with an ARCH 3 (Assessment, Reflection, Coaching, Health) week, which has structured activities for students to review their academic progress and create learning plans.

121D  Foundations 1  (12 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): B. Schwartz       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Conference, Independent Study, Laboratory, Web-based course work

This SOM Bridges Curriculum course introduces the core foundational science content for immunology, rheumatology, microbiology, infectious diseases, leukemia, and lymphoma. It includes the longitudinal Clinical Microsystem Clerkship (CMC) and a longitudinal Core Inquiry Curriculum (CIC).

122A  Foundations 1  (11 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): N. Stotland       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Student in Foundations 1 phase of the curriculum.       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Conference, Independent Study, Laboratory, Web-based course work

This Bridges Curriculum course focuses on health aging and development. It introduces the core foundational science content for reproduction, pregnancy, infancy, gynecology, and urology, and common issues in geriatrics. It includes the longitudinal Clinical Microsystem Clerkship (CMC) and a longitudinal Core Inquiry Curriculum (CIC).

122B  Foundations 1  (12 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): D. Lowenstein       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Student in the Foundations 1 phase       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Conference, Independent Study, Laboratory, Web-based course work

This Bridges Curriculum course focuses on the structure and function of the brain, nervous systems and movement systems. It includes core foundational science content in neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, and applicable areas of social and behavioral science. It also includes the longitudinal Clinical Microsystem Clerkship (CMC), a longitudinal Core Inquiry Curriculum (CIC) and the fourth Assessment, Reflection, Coaching, Health (ARCH) week.

122C  Foundations 1  (4 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): D. Connor       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Student in Foundations 1 phase of the curriculum       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Conference, Independent Study, Web-based course work

This Bridges Curriculum course focuses on clinical reasoning at the individual patient level. It introduces an approach for communicating critical thinking to others and generating a prioritized differential diagnosis based on an effective problem representation. It includes the longitudinal Clinical Microsystem Clerkship (CMC) and the longitudinal Core Inquiry Curriculum (CIC).

123A  Inquiry Immersion 1  (3 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): N. Singhal, S. Miller       Prerequisite(s): N/A

Restrictions: No       Activities: Lecture, Conference, Independent Study, Web-based course work

This Inquiry Immersion course within the Bridges Curriculum is a two-week block that includes foundational didactics, a selective mini-course, and scholarship skill-building.

124  Community Engagement Rotation (CER)  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): E. Griffiths, N. Wortis       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Fourth-year medical students       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Seminar, Direct - Project, Direct - Clinical Experience/Patient Contact, Student - Lecture

In this course, students will integrate and apply learning from the entire Bridges curriculum to serving the needs of the community. Students will spend the majority of their time at a chosen community-based site(s) with the opportunity to contribute to a community-engaged project and/or advocate for policy change, while also providing interdisciplinary clinical and/or preventive care. Weekly didactics will include guest speakers, small group exercises, site visits, and reflections.

125  Specialty Practice Ambulatory Sub-interNship (SPAN)   (1 - 3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Lupton, H. Kirsch       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical students in Career Launch       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course provides students a longitudinal ambulatory clinical experience in conjunction with their Career Launch clinical rotations. Students work in the outpatient clinic 1:1 with a faculty preceptor longitudinally over the 61 weeks of Career Launch in a specialty/subspecialty of their choosing.

130.02  CIEx - Subacute Care of Complex and Older Adults  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Yukawa       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students only       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will gain knowledge and skills serving as a member of a highly functional interprofessional team caring for medically complex patients at a skilled nursing facility.

130.03  CIEx - Eating Disorders  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): S. Buckelew       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. The UCSF Adolescent and Young Adult Eating Disorder Program is a unique clinical and research program that is a partnership between the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Psychiatry.

130.05  CIEx - Musculoskeletal Elective  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Schroeder       Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: Medical students in Foundations 2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. This elective was designed to provide a comprehensive review of common musculoskeletal disease processes by those physicians who treat them.

130.06  CIEx - Medicine Consult & Orthopaedic Comanagement Service  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): L. Haber       Prerequisite(s): Medicine 110

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. The elective builds on general medicine skills learned in the outpatient and inpatient setting, and allows students to apply these skills to assist in the care of patients with acute or chronic medical comorbidities.

130.08  CIEx - Demystifying Pathology  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Margeta, R. Ramachandran       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: medical students in F2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will learn how effective use of diagnostic and consultative pathology services positively impacts clinical care. Students will participate in surgical pathology cases from specimen receiving to report completion, cytology, and autopsy.

130.09  CIEx - Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Oncology  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): C. Heaton       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Third-year medical students.       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Successful treatment of head and neck cancer patients requires a multidisciplinary team focused on providing coordinated, individualized care. Students in this CIEx will integrate into this multidisciplinary team.

130.10  CIEx - Integrative Care for Autism & Neurodevelopment  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Y. Kim       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical students in Foundations 2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. The UCSF STAR Center is a multidisciplinary program dedicated to improving understanding, treatment, and well-being for people with autism spectrum disorder and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

130.11  CIEx - Care for Adolescents & Adults with Disabilities  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): C. Kripke       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: medical students in F2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will be mentored by a clinician who provides care to medically fragile patients with developmental disabilities in the community. Services will be delivered in a number of settings, including group homes, clinics, and community sites.

130.12  CIEx - Enhancing Antibiotic Expertise  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): D. Sears, B. Schwartz       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical students in F2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will learn to prescribe appropriate antibiotics for common infections in multiple settings; gain knowledge of how the microbiology lab conducts resistance testing; and learn how to control the spread of drug resistant pathogens.

130.13  Critical Care Medicine  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Frank       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. The SFVA ICU is the only closed-format, mixed med/surg/cardiac ICU at UCSF. Students will see patients and be members of an interprofessional ICU team. They will contribute to a QI project and present their findings at the end of the rotation.

130.14  CIEx - Children's Oral Health for Primary Care Providers  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): B. Lin       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will engage with pediatric patients in a dental setting to identify and stratify patients' urgency of needs. Students will conduct oral health and risk assessments, anticipatory guidance, and basic preventive care.

130.15A  CIEx - Career Choice Elective - KLIC-East Bay  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): N. Riegels       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students participating in the UCSF-Kaiser Longitudinal Integrated clerkship program will complete this immersive elective in a specialty of interest with the goal of further clarifying potential career path options.

130.15B  CIEx - Career Choice Elective - KLIC-SF  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): B. Lin       Prerequisite(s): Kaiser San Francisco students

Restrictions: Medical students in F2.       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students participating in the UCSF-Kaiser Longitudinal Integrated clerkship program will complete this immersive elective in a specialty of interest with the goal of further clarifying potential career path options.

130.17  CIEx - Career Choice Elective - PISCES  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Wamsley, J. Sullivan       Prerequisite(s): PISCES student

Restrictions: Medical Students in Foundations 2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will explore an area of career interest in a specialty of choice. The student will identify a faculty mentor or mentors and work with faculty mentor(s) to design a clinical immersion experience that exposes the student to the specialty.

130.18  CIEx - Clinical Reasoning Focused Skill-Building Elective  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): S. Wlodarczyk       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Foundations 2 students       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. This elective will allow learners to work with residents and faculty to practice formulating differential diagnoses and treatment plans for patient problems, and reflect on how these may change based on history, physical, and diagnostic tests

130.19  CIEx - Model SFGH Community Health  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Wheeler, M. Vener       Prerequisite(s): Students must be enrolled in the Model SFGH clerkship program.

Restrictions: Medical students in F2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students gain insight into the roles of community organizations in promoting health for underserved patients, through participation in site visits to health care settings such as methadone clinic, jail or prison health, and homeless out reach.

130.20  CIEx - Genetics and Genomics: Pediatrics & Cancer Genetics  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): K. Hyland       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Medical students in Foundations 2       Activities: Clinical Clerkship

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students will spend time in a Pediatric Genetics clinic, craniofacial clinic, exome/personalized genetics clinic or Metabolic clinic. They will learn sequencing methodologies in the Genomic Medicine lab and sit in on an Exome Sign-out meeting.

130.21  CIEx - Surgical Subspecialties - PISCES  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Wamsley, J. Sullivan       Prerequisite(s): PISCES students only

Restrictions: Medical students in Foundations 2       Activities: Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This is a Bridges Curriculum Clinical Immersive Experience (CIEx), which provide medical students in Foundations 2 opportunities to broaden and enhance their professional development in health care settings different from those of their core clerkships. Students are paired with a preceptor in one of four surgical specialties (Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Neurology, or Ophthalmology) and provide patient care in both the clinic setting and OR in order to understand the full continuum of care.

140.05  Health Professions Education Science  (4 - 6 units)   Fall, Winter

Instructor(s): D. Lo       Prerequisite(s): N/A

Restrictions: 4th year medical students. Maximum of 24 students.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar, Conference, Workshop

HPE can provide valuable knowledge and ongoing support to help students complete their Deep Explore projects and develop their education skills. Students will engage in a month long intensive course, and have the option to participate in an ongoing education community and skills development that will be counted towards Deep Explore requirements.

140.09  STEP UP (SFGH Training/Ed. Prgms in Underserved Populations)  (2 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): J. Marbin       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: Open to UCSF learners from all schools and all levels of training.       Activities: Lecture

The STEP UP (SFGH Training and Education Programs in Underserved Populations) course will prepare a diverse group of learners to be scholars and leaders in health policy, health systems, health disparities, community engagement, advocacy, social science, and/or behavioral science. STEP UP’s mission is to foster discovery, inquiry, and innovation through the embrace of a multi-disciplinary approach, self-directed learning supported by mentoring, and continual program evaluation and improvement.

140.10  HPE Pathway: Learning Theories, Assessment & Edu Leadership  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): D. Lo

Restrictions: Restricted to learners in the Health Professions Education Pathway and instructor approval required       Activities: Block Elective

A series of 3 separate topics required for the HPE Pathway: Learning Theories, Assessment, and Edu. Leadership. Through a combination of online modules and face-to-face workshops, learners will study the main theories on learning, different types of assessment, construction of assessment tools, and leadership skills. Learners will be asked to apply these concepts by analyzing clinical learning situations, developing multiple assessment tools, and analyzing and practicing key leadership skills.

140.60  Expanding WikiProject Medicine  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): A. Azzam       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: This elective will be available to 4th year medical students.       Activities: Seminar, Web-based course work

Wikipedia is the most widely used medical reference in the world. Since you and your patients use it so much, why not improve the quality of health information by learning to write for Wikipedia? This course will help you better understand the larger WP “ecosystem,” including Wikiprojects, Translators Without Borders, and the off line Wikipedia health app. Please note that the first two days and last day of the course are mandatory in-person attendance without exception.

140.70  The Digital Revolution in Health Professions Education  (6 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): A. Sawyer       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Block Elective

Technology is everywhere, including in the delivery of health care, education, and the intersection of those two domains. This course collaboratively designed by both the Center for Digital Health Innovation and the School of Medicine's Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) unit will provide learners with 1) an overview of the evolving landscape of education technologies, and 2) leverage students' active participation in accelerating the pace of change towards those evolving technologies.

140.71  Interprofessional Approach to the Treatment of Opioid Use  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): S. Steiger, E. Gatewood       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Clinical Experience/Patient Contact

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and clinical assessment skills necessary to treat opioid use disorders. Learners will complete federally-required education to prescribe medication treatment (aka MAT) for opioid use disorder (OUD) under the DATA2000 waiver, through on-line and in-person didactics, case-based discussion, and clinical immersion in an opioid treatment delivery site, with special attention to addressing stigma against OUD and MAT.

170.03  Genomic & Precision Medicine  (2 units)   Winter

Instructor(s): K. Hyland, J. Tenney       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: This course is intended for first year Medical Students and first year Genetic Counseling students. It is also open to students from other schools. There is an enrollment cap of 25 students.       Activities: Lecture, Seminar

The course will provide an introduction to important genomic and precision medicine topics including ethical/legal issues, genetic counseling, cancer genomics, translational bioinformatics, PGx, GWAS, DTC genetic testing and clinical utility and future applications of genomics in medicine. Students will be able to work with real genomic data in a sophisticated way to learn genomic data analysis and interpretation.

170.04  Peer Teaching Program  (1 units)   Fall

Instructor(s): D. Harmon       Prerequisite(s): N/A

Restrictions: N/A       Activities: Lecture

This course is designed for first year medical students to receive weekly review sessions taught by second year medical students on material covered in their academic coursework. These review sessions will provide the key learning points covered in lectures, anatomy sessions, and small groups in a “chalk talk” style review. Students will be required to attend 8 of the 12 sessions to receive credit for this course.

170.05  Peer Teaching Program: Teaching  (1 units)   Spring

Instructor(s): D. Harmon       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Must be selected to teach in the Peer Teaching Program.       Activities: Lecture

This course is designed for students selected to be part of the Peer Teaching Program. Students will learn teaching techniques through didactic teaching sessions and teaching their classmates in the Pathogens & Host Defenses course, where they will receive both group and one-on-one feedback to facilitate their own growth as teachers. Students will be required to attend weekly Tuesday feedback sessions, and teach at least twice during the Pathogens & Host Defenses course.

172  Seminars in Emerging Science and Practice of Therapeutics  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): F. Aweeka, P. Chin-Hong, P. Babbitt       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture, Conference, Project

This course is intended to expose students to cutting edge discovery and inquiry opportunities in UCSF with lecture topics focused on biomedical, clinical, social and behavioral, and systems science. Lectures reflect the diversity of research conducted at UCSF. This elective consists of lectures, paireadings from the literature, and small group discussions. Students will produce a paper presenting their ideas and conclusions about how the topic could contribute to therapeutic pract

182  Dental Implantology  (1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): S. Odera, P. Xenoudi, A. Sharma, G. Lin, D. Curtis       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: DPG and 3rd- or 4th-year dental students only       Activities: Direct - Lecture, Student - Lecture

A didactic and collaborative elective course on dental implantology. The diagnostic, surgical, laboratory, restorative, periodontal, and maintenance phases of dental implant treatment will be presented. Course also include critical appraisal of current implant literature.

184  Dental Student Teaching Elective- Didactic/Preclinical  (0.5 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: Must receive permission from the instructor       Activities: Field Work

In this course, dental trainees will develop their competencies as educators through direct teaching as teaching assistants and/or development of educational materials and resources.

185  Dental Student Teaching Elective- Clinical  (0.5 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): none

Restrictions: Must receive permission from the instructor       Activities: Field Work

In this course, dental trainees will develop their competencies as educators through direct teaching as teaching assistants and/or development of educational materials and resources. This teaching elective is focused on clinical teaching.

186  Current Issues in Dental Research  (0.5 - 1 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): L. Berens       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: None       Activities: Lecture

Through lectures and group discussions participants will obtain knowledge in dental research. Current topics, research problems, research methodology encompassing basic, applied and clinical sciences will be presented. Faculty presentations of current research will integrate research findings with clinical practice.

195  Consortium Interdisciplinary Research  (0 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring

Instructor(s): D. Dohan       Prerequisite(s): Submission of fully approved SF Consortium application.

Restrictions: None.      

This is a utility course intended to facilitate access to UCSF resources for UC Hastings students doing research on medical topics.

196  Medical Student Teaching  (3 - 15 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff

Restrictions: Approval of instructor       Activities: Field Work

In this course, medical students develop their competencies as medical educators through direct teaching and/or development of medical education materials and resources.

197  Group Supervised Study  (1 - 12 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): INTERDEPT 101 INTERDEPT 102A INTERDEPT 102B INTERDEPT 103A INTERDEPT 103B INTERDEPT 104 INTERDEPT 105 INTERDEPT 106 INTERDEPT 131A INTERDEPT 131B INTERDEPT 131C INTERDEPT 132A INTERDEPT 132B INTERDEPT 107

Restrictions: Students must get instructor approval       Activities: Independent Study

This course is a structured program of study by qualifying medical students of the foundational sciences that are most relevant to clinical practice and the USMLE Step 1 and/or Step 2 exams.

198  Intermediate Independent Study  (1 - 12 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): Staff       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: Students must get instructor approval       Activities: Independent Study

This course is a structured program of interdisciplinary study to take students through all of the basic, clinical, and social science material represented on the the USMLE Step 1 licensing exam.

199A  Advanced Independent Study A  (3 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Davis       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: 4th Year Medicine       Activities: Independent Study

This two-week course is a advanced structured program of interdisciplinary study to take students through all of the basic, clinical, and social science material relevant to taking the USMLE Step 2 licensing exam.

199B  Advanced Independent Study B  (6 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): J. Davis       Prerequisite(s): None

Restrictions: 4th year medicine; instructor approval required.       Activities: Independent Study

This four-week course involves interdisciplinary study to take students through the basic, clinical, and social science material relevant to USMLE Step 2 exam, the most advanced licensing exam that medical students are required to complete. After creating and receiving approval for a study plan based on their individualized performance data from assessments in the curriculum and the USMLE Step 1 exam, students will use the plan to guide their independent preparation for Step 2 CK.

204  Medical Science Training Program Related Study  (0 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): M. Anderson       Prerequisite(s): None.

Restrictions: None.      

Full time study in other Medical Science Training Program (MSTP) components at UCSF.

498  Medicine Post-Baccalaureate Program Related Study  (0 units)   Summer

Instructor(s): A. Martinez

Restrictions: Students in the Medicine Post-Baccalaureate Program      

Full time study in other Medicine Post-Baccalaureate components at UCSF

499  Preparing for Health Professions School  (3 - 4 units)   Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Instructor(s): A. Martinez, D. Perry, S. Youmans

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

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.