Student Course Opportunities

EMED 5093 - Adventures in Global Health- A Virtual Medical Trip

Over the course of nine weeks, students will be led on a virtual medical trip by several faculty members with extensive experience leading medical teams in the developing world. Students will help plan and execute a simulated  medical outreach trip in an area of need. Topics will range from travel preparation to dealing with on the ground emergencies, and the challenge of patient care in resource limited settings. Sessions will be interactive and focused on group discussion with minimal time spent on didactic lectures. Hands on activities are also planned such as setting up and running a mobile laboratory.

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, Audit
Credit Hours: 1
Lecture Hours: 1
Repeat Status: No
Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Medicine

EMED 5007 – International and Travel Medicine

Prerequisite: Successful completion of third year of medical school. This will be a supervised clinical experience with students engaging in patient care under the direct supervision of faculty trained and familiar with travel medicine, clinical tropical medicine, and medicine in the developing world.

Grade Mode: Normal, Audit
Credit Hours: 7
Lecture Hours: 2
Repeat Status: No
Degree Restrictions: Doctor of Medicine