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Medical Humanities Curriculum

MEDICAL HUMANITIES CLERKSHIP - YEAR 1

As an integral part of the Year 1 curriculum at the SIU School of Medicine, the Department of Medical Humanities offers various learning experiences that introduce medical students to important ethical, legal, and other humanities issues relating to their first year studies. Seminars and small group discussions focus on ethical and legal issues relating to confidentiality in the medical profession.

Doctoring Curriculum

  • Confidentiality: Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Professional Responsibility Day: Small Group Discussions
  • Clinical Skills; Evaluation

Population Health Streamer

  • What Makes a Good Test
  • Community Health & Injury Prevention
  • Obesity and Population Health