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Medical Humanities Curriculum

MEDICAL HUMANITIES -- YEAR 3
INTEGRATED MODULES

The Department of Medical Humanities offers a number of learning experiences throughout the third year curriculum in conjunction with clinical departments of the medical school. These opportunities include:

Doctoring

  • Empathy 301

Family and Medicine Clerkship

  • Behavioral Science Standardized Patient Evaluation

Internal Medicine Clerkship:

  • Domestic Violence: Medical, Legal, and Social Considerations

Obstetrics & Gynecology Clerkship:

  • Sexuality in the Patient/Physician Relationship
  • Legal Aspects of Abortion
  • Women's Health and Health Policy

Pediatrics Clerkship:

  • Child Abuse and the Law
  • The Dying or Grieving Child
  • Pediatric Health Policy: Uninsured Children

Psychiatry Clerkship:

  • The Medical Significance of Religion and Spirituality
  • Law and Psyciatry
  • Economic Analysis of Depression Therapies