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Courses in Internal Medicine (IMD)

Lower Division

92. Internship (1-4)

Internship—3-12 hours. Prerequisite: lower division standing and consent of instructor. Supervised internship in internal medicine and related fields. (P/NP grading only.)—Last

98. Directed Group Study (1-2)

Seminar—1-2 hours. Prerequisite: lower division standing and consent of instructor. Directed group study in medicine and related fields. (P/NP grading only.)—Last

99. Undergraduate Research in Medicine: Molecular and Cell Biology (1-3)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)—Last

Upper Division

164. Practicum in Community Health Clinic: Bayanihan Clinic (1-2)

Clinical activity—5 hours. Through active participation in the medical aspects of community health clinics, the undergraduate student gains knowledge of the organization, administration, and problem-solving capabilities. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Guerrero

192. Internship in Internal Medicine (1-12)

Internship—3-36 hours; final report. Prerequisite: upper division standing. Supervised work experience in internal medicine and related fields. (P/NP grading only.)

194. Practicum in Community Health Clinics (1-3)

Clinical activity—5-15 hours on Saturday mornings and during the week as necessary, excluding holidays. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. The undergraduate student, through active participation in the medical aspects of community health clinics, gains knowledge of the organization, administration, and problem-solving capabilities of these primary care facilities. May be repeated for credit. (P/NP grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Kumagai

198. Directed Group Study (1-2)

Seminar—1-2 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Directed group study in medicine and related fields. (P/NP grading only.)—Last

199. Special Study for Advanced Undergraduates (1-5)

Prerequisite: upper division standing; consent of instructor. (P/NP grading only.)

Graduate

214. Topics in Medical Ethics (1)

Seminar—1 hour. The complex moral, legal, and ethical dilemmas that patients, families, and health care providers face in today's clinics. May be repeated one time for credit. (S/U grading only.)—F. 

220D. Cardiovascular System (2.5)

Lecture/discussion—5.5 hours. Prerequisite: Human Physiology 200, graduate student status and consent of instructor. Principles of etiology, mechanisms, diagnosis and management of the major diseases of the cardiovascular system. Included are ischemic, valvular, hypertensive, cardiomyopathic, pericardial, and electrical disorders.—W. (W.)  Laslett

250. Medicine and the Law (3)

Lecture/discussion—2 hours; project—2 hours. Legal and bioethical principles and concepts in medicine. Topics include standard of care, informed consent, reproductive medicine, and end-of-life issues. (S/U grading only.)—W. Rich

290C. Controversies in Clinical Research (1)

Seminar—3 hours. Clinical Research Study design and data analysis related to controversial research areas. Presentations assigned to and given by faculty/student teams. May be repeated for credit. (S/U grading only.)—S. (S.) Lane, Meyers

Professional

414. One Health: A Course on Global Health (1)

Conference—8 hours. Global health problems are complex and require culturally-sensitive, socially-acceptable, and action-oriented approaches to create practical and cost- effective solutions. Will examine major health problems created by the convergence of human, animal, and environmental influences. May be repeated for credit. (P/F grading only.)— F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Wilkes

416. Summer Institute on Race and Health (6)

Independent study—30 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Using field trips, media, readings, and clinical experiences, 8-10 first year medical students will explore issues of race, health disparities and related issues in a 4 week institute during the summer break. (P/F grading only.)—W. (W.) Fancher, Fernandez, Garcia, Murray-Garcia

420A. Hematology (2)

Lecture/discussion—1 hour; discussion—1 hour. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to Medical students only. Malignant disorders of blood cells and transfusion therapy. Covers acute leukemia, myelodysplasia, myeloproliferative disorders, lymphoma, and myeloma. (P/F grading only.)—F. (F.) O'Donnell

420B. Gastrointestinal System (2.5)

Lecture—2 hours; discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: approval of Committee on Student Progress. Restricted to Medical students only. Basic pathophysiologic principles of digestive diseases on which clinical concepts and judgments can be developed. Emphasis on pathophysiologic basis of gastroenterological and hepatic disorders with discussion of major disorders and their diagnosis and management. (P/F grading only.)—W. (W.) Terrado

420C. Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine (2.5)

Laboratory/discussion—5.5 hours. Prerequisite: approval of SOM's Committee on Student Promotions. Restricted to Medical students only; student must pass all SOM Year 1 courses. Clinical aspects of respiratory anatomy, physiology, and pathology. Diagnostic procedures and a description of the major pulmonary diseases & disorders, and critical care medicine. (P/F grading only.)—F. (F.) Stollenwerk

420D. Cardiovascular System (2.5)

Lecture/discussion—5.5 hours. Prerequisite: Approval of the School of Medicine Committee on Student Promotions. Restricted to Medical students only; student mast pass all SOM Year 1 courses. Principles of etiology, mechanisms, diagnosis and management of the major diseases of the cardiovascular system. Included are ischemic, valvular, hypertensive, cardiomyopathic, pericardial, and electrical disorders. (P/F grading only.)—F. (F.) Venugopal

420E. Nephrology (2)

Lecture—2 hours; discussion—2 hours; laboratory—2 hours. Prerequisite: approval of Student Progress Committee. Fundamental aspects of disorders of body water, electrolytes and acid/base balance; major categories and mechanisms of parenchymal renal diseases; urinary tract infections. (P/F grading only.)—W. Yeun

430. Medicine Clerkship (12)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress. Clerkship is divided into two, four-week blocks, one each at UCDMC and at Kaiser Hospitals. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On- going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. Prescott

430FA. SJVP Longitudinal Medicine Clerkship at UCSF Track 1 (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks at UCSF Fresno. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—S. (S.) Aronowitz, Johl

430FB. SJVP Longitudinal Medicine Clerkship at UCSF Track 1 (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks at UCSF Fresno. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—Su. (Su.) Aronowitz, Johl

430FC. SJVP Longitudinal Medicine Clerkship at UCSF Track 1 (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks at UCSF Fresno. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—F. (F.) Aronowitz, Johl

430FD. SJVP Longitudinal Medicine Clerkship at UCSF Track 2 (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks at UCSF Fresno. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—F. (F.) Aronowitz, Johl

430FE. SJVP Longitudinal Medicine Clerkship at UCSF Track 2 (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks at UCSF Fresno. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—W. (W.) Aronowitz, Johl

430FF. SJVP Longitudinal Medicine Clerkship at UCSF Track 2 (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks at UCSF Fresno. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—S. (S.) Aronowitz, Johl

430TA. TeachMS Longitudinal Medicine Clerkship (A) (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—F. (F.) Aronowitz, Johl

430TB. TeachMS Longitudinal Medicine Clerkship (B) (4)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—W. (W.) Aronowitz, Johl

430TC. TeachMS Longitudinal Medicine Clerkship (C) (2)

Clinical activity—45 hours. Prerequisite: approval by School of Medicine Committee on Student Progress; consent of instructor. Longitudinal Clerkship runs concurrently with Primary Care and Psychiatry for 24 weeks. Time is spent in direct patient care situations under the guidance of faculty. On-going patient write-ups, rounds, conferences are required. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only; deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence.)—S. (S.) Aronowitz, Johl

439D. Directed Clinical Studies in Internal Medicine (1-12)

Clinical activity—40 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Individual directed studies in extended preparation for modified curriculum or to complete a clinical rotation following a leave of absence. May be repeated for credit. (P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

439R. Directed Studies in Internal Medicine (1-12)

Clinical activity—30 hours; independent study—10 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Individual directed studies in extended preparation for remediation of all or part of clinical rotation. Clinical studies to accommodate and satisfy remedial work as directed by the Committee on Student Progress and approved by the course IOR. May be repeated for credit. (P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) 

450A. Medicine and the Law (1.5)

Seminar—2 hours; discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to Medical students only. Legal and bioethical principles and concepts in medicine. Topics include standard of care, informed consent, reproductive medicine, and end-of-life issues. (Deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence. H/P/F grading only.) Offered irregularly.—W. (W.) Rich

450B. Medicine and the Law (1.5)

Seminar—2 hours; discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to Medical students only. Legal and bioethical principles and concepts in medicine. Topics include standard of care, informed consent, reproductive medicine, and end-of-life issues. (Deferred grading only, pending completion of sequence. H/P/F grading only.) Offered irregularly.—S. (S.) Rich

459. Oncology: Research and Treatment of Cancer (2)

Lecture/discussion—2 hours. Prerequisite: second-, third-, or fourth-year medical student and/or consent of instructor. Comprehensive review of current treatment practices of cancer and state-of-the-art re-search impacting treatment and prevention of cancer. Emphasis on epidemiology, molecular biology, and pharmacology. (H/P/F grading only.)—F. (F.) DeGreggio

460. Correctional Health Care Clerkship (1-4)

Clinical activity—full time. Prerequisite: fourth-year medical student in good academic standing; consent of instructor. Covers Correctional Health delivery and the effects of detention and incarceration on health status. Special emphasis on problems unique to health care delivery in a prison setting. Student will spend time in clinical settings at three prison facilities. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Silva

461. Mather VA Internal Medicine AI (6)

Clinical Activity—50 hours; lecture/discussion—5 hours; independent study—5 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Limited enrollment. Acting Internship in Internal Medicine for qualified 4th year Medical Students from the UC Davis School of Medicine at the Sacramento VA Hospital. Experiences will somewhat mirror those of AIs at UCDMC. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Jagadeesan, Tran

462. Medicine Wards AI (6)

Clinical activity—40 hours. Prerequisite: Medical Sciences 431; consent of instructor; demonstrated ability to accept responsibility. Limited enrollment. Assume role of acting intern and be primary physician on medical ward under direction of medical resident and staff. Teams I-V take call every fifth night. Emphasis on evidence-based inpatient care. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Johl

463. Acting Internship in Medicine Intensive Care Unit (MICU (3-6)

Clinical activity—40 hours. Prerequisite: completion of third year in medical school; consent of Director of MICU. Limited enrollment. At UCDMC, student functions as acting intern on MICU service under direction of medical resident and staff. Responsibility for patients admitted to MICU. On call in hospital every fourth night. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Sandrock

464. Bayanihan Primary Care Clinic (3)

Clinical activity—6 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Restricted to medical students in all four years of medical school. Under the guidance and supervision of a physician, medical students will learn patient history taking, medical documentation, counseling, diagnosis and treatment of patients with chronic and acute disease. Provides exposure to the special needs of various ethnic and socioeconomic groups. May be repeated for credit. (P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Guerrero

465. Medicos-Global Health Sciences (9)

Lecture—5 hours; clinical activity—25 hours; fieldwork—5 hours; project—5 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor; medical students only. Travel to foreign country for four weeks to collaborate with faculty from local universities and work in urban and rural environments, including hands-on experience with clinic patients. Cultural exchange and awareness of global health care. (P/F grading only.)—Su. (Su.) Wilkes

468. Ambulatory Internal Medicine Externship (3-18)

Clinical activity—40 hours. Prerequisite: course 430; consent of instructor; demonstrated ability to accept responsibility. Limited enrollment. Hands-on primary care clinical experience in the ambulatory setting supervised by a general internist. Emphasis on evidence- based outpatient care. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Henderson

470. Landmark Clinical Trials and Evidence-Based Medicine (3)

Lecture/discussion—10 hours; clinical activity—8 hours. Prerequisite: fourth-year medical student. Ten landmark clinical trials from a historical, clinical, and epidemiological/research perspective. Principals of evidence-based medicine. (H/P/F grading only.)—S. Kravitz, Amsterdam

480. Person Centered Assessment (1)

Lecture—1 hour. Prerequisite: open to all medical students. Person-centered assessment modalities and diagnostic approaches with regards to Internal Medicine and its different subspecialties. (P/F grading only.)—F. Fitzgerald

494. Practicum in Community Health Clinics (1-3)

Clinical activity—15-40 hours. Prerequisite: medical student with consent of instructor. Students are assigned to clinical settings that demonstrate ethnic, urban/rural, or other related aspects of clinical community health. Through active participation in health care delivery, students are able to relate conceptual with practical aspects of primary health care. May be repeated for credit. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S. (F, W, S.) Kumagai

497. Medicine, Bioethics and the Holocaust (3)

Lecture/discussion––10 hours. Prerequisite: medical students only, consent of instructor. The concept of "evil" and the role of collaborators, bystanders and participants exemplified by the holocaust and compared to problems physicians face in practice today. Demonstration that evil emerges incrementally until taken for granted. (P/F grading only.) Offered irregularly.––F, W, S.

498. Group Study in Internal Medicine (1-18)

Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Special study for medical students which may involve laboratory or library research, ambulatory or inpatient care responsibility on campus, at UCDMC or off campus by specific arrangement. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.)

499. General Medicine Research (1-18)

Independent study—20 hours. (H/P/F grading only.)—F, W, S, Su. (F, W, S, Su.) Meyers

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