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Department: MEFAM-Family and Community Medicine
Course: 423-History of Medicine

Course Coordinator: Dr. Hugo T. Englehardt, Jr.
Course Faculty: Dr. Hugo T. Englehardt, Jr.,Dr. Robert E. Rakel
Elective Location:
Periods Elective offered: Block: 1
Min. Number of Students:Max: 100
Course Level: Pre-Clinical Block Elective
Credit: 1
Visiting Student Elective: No
Open to International Students: No
Grading: Pass/Fail Only
Faculty Approval: No

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: 0 Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: 0 Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: 0 Surgery:
  Didactic: 100
Statement of Goals:
The course extends over an Blocks 1 through Block 6 with 1-hour monthly meetings. Each student is expected to attend eight of the ten scheduled meetings during the course, with two unexcused absences permitted. In addition there are two 1-hour group discussions with a faculty advisor.
Learning Activities
A brief essay (4 to 6 pages) is required of each student, related to any aspect of the History of Medicine.
Evaluation Methods
Elective grade of Honors is awarded by instructor for participation in honors level designation. Essays of 12 to 15 pages in length will be considered for honors paper level designation. Papers receiving honors designation are automatically considered for the 1st and 2nd place awards for essays in the History of Medicine Essay Contest. .
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Jennifer Bulcock
Contact Phone:
Contact Fax:
Contact Location:
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