Medical Sciences 280:

The History of Medicine: a Doctor's Perspective (2.0 units)

Explores the role of medicine/surgery in society, whose ideas about health and disease have undergone enormous changes from antiquity to the present day.
  • Note: This course explores the development and role of health care systems in industrialized countries, with a focus on that of the United States. This includes a review of the history of medicine to better understand the current state of health care today and the dilemmas presented.
SectionSessionTypeTimeDaysRegisteredInstructorLocationSyllabusInfo
41403R001Lecture10:00-11:50amWednesday10 of 20Dennis GreenWPH203notesession dates
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