MEDICINE/​KINES/​NURSING  523 — CLINICAL EXERCISE TESTING & TRAINING

3 credits.

Physiological basis and methods of human exercise testing and training. Topics: clinical exercise physiology, exercise testing protocols, cardiopulmonary monitoring, basic ECG interpretation, exercise prescription.

MEDICINE/​M&ENVTOX/​ONCOLOGY/​PATH/​PHM SCI/​PHMCOL-M/​POP HLTH  625 — TOXICOLOGY I

3 credits.

Basic principles of toxicology and biochemical mechanisms of toxicity in mammalian species and man. Correlation between morphological and functional changes caused by toxicants in different organs of the body.

MEDICINE/​M&ENVTOX/​PATH/​PHM SCI/​PHMCOL-M/​POP HLTH  626 — TOXICOLOGY II

3 credits.

Survey of the basic methods and fundamental biochemical mechanisms of toxicity. Toxicity in mammalian organ systems, techniques for evaluating toxicity, as well as mechanisms of species specificity, and environmental interactions (with toxicant examples) are presented.

MEDICINE/​INTEREGR  650 — WOMEN AND LEADERSHIP IN MEDICINE, SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

1-3 credits.

Review and discussion of research on effective leadership; gender differences in leadership; unconscious assumptions about behaviors and traits of leaders; and approaches to counteracting biases. Required assignments vary with credits from reflective journal to literature review to research project.

MEDICINE 699 — INDEPENDENT STUDY

9 credits.

MEDICINE/​CRB  701 — CELL SIGNALING AND HUMAN DISEASE

1 credit.

This course is intended for PhD and MSTP students interested in medically relevant basic science. Landmark discoveries, as well as current knowledge and controversies in human health, with an emphasis on cancer biology, will be covered.

MEDICINE/​NURSING/​POP HLTH  705 — SEMINAR IN INTERDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL RESEARCH EVIDENCE

2 credits.

Exploration of interdisciplinary clinical research questions including strategies for assessing the evidence and conducting a systematic review of research. An interdisciplinary perspective is emphasized throughout the course.

MEDICINE 710 — IMPROVISATIONAL THEATRE FOR SCIENTISTS

1 credit.

Improvisers are experts in storytelling, spontaneity, and using observation skills to adjust to their audiences and team members accordingly. Among other skills, this 5-week course will teach you how to (1) effectively communicate your work to different audiences, (2) adjust your behavior in real time to respond to audience feedback, and (3) manipulate your vocal and physical presence to communicate more effectively.

MEDICINE 812 — PRINCIPLES OF INTERNAL MEDICINE-BASIC CLERKSHIP

1-12 credits.

MEDICINE 901 — MSTP INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL MEDICINE

3 credits.

Full-time clinical clerkship for students of the Medical Scientist (MD/PhD) Training Program (MSTP) prior to graduate school, taken to develop clinical skills and cement prior didactic coursework.

MEDICINE/​PEDIAT/​RADIOL  902 — MSTP PHYSICIAN SCIENTIST PRECEPTORSHIP IN CLINICAL & TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH

1-6 credits.

Six-week clinical and translational research preceptorship for students of the Medical Scientist (MD/PhD) Training Program (MSTP).

MEDICINE 903 — MSTP LONGITUDINAL CLINICAL CLERKSHIP IN GRADUATE SCHOOL

1-12 credits.

This is a required clinical elective for MSTP students during their graduate years. During PhD training, all students are required to participate in a scholarly continuity clinical experience in their fields of interest. Each student will complete and certify 10 half-day sessions or equivalent with an academic clinical mentor and present in the MSTP seminar.

MEDICINE 908 — MY STORY:TECHNIQUES FOR INTERVIEWING PATIENTS

2 credits.

Teaches students My Life, My Story interviewing and writing techniques. My Life, My Story is a novel healthcare intervention developed at the Madison VA hospital. Program staff and trained community volunteer interview Veterans about their life stories and write up a short story based on the interview. These stories are then reviewed by the veteran and (with veteran approval) added to the VA medical record to be shared with the veteran's inpatient and primary care teams. The veteran also receives printed copies of the story for his/her family. The goal of the project is to foster a closer connection between VA providers and Veterans in their care.

MEDICINE 910 — INDEPENDENT READING AND RESEARCH FOR FOURTH YEAR MEDICAL STUDENTS

1-12 credits.

MEDICINE/​PHMCOL-M  914 — THERAPEUTICS I - EMPHASIS ON CHRONIC DISEASES

2 credits.

Students will have a greater knowledge of the use of drugs to treat common illnesses. They will better understand the appropriate selection of drugs and the management of side effects in treating chronic illnesses.

MEDICINE 915 — CLINICAL THERAPEUTICS - PREPARATION FOR RESIDENCY

2-4 credits.

Students will be better prepared for internship by developing a greater understanding of common medical diseases and the best current pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies. Students will learn how to apply this knowledge through recorded lectures and interactive case-based web-conferences.

MEDICINE 916 — PALLIATIVE CARE

2-4 credits.

To introduce students to the clinical aspects of palliative care integrated between patients here at the CSC either by seeing them in the clinic or on the inpatient service and Hospice Care Inc.

MEDICINE 917 — RESEARCH IN TOBACCO PREVENTION AND CESSATION

4 credits.

Provides students with an exposure to and training in tobacco research and intervention activities. The students will be housed at the UW Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (CTRI), the lead UW campus agency confronting tobacco use.

MEDICINE/​B M I  918 — HEALTH INFORMATICS FOR MEDICAL STUDENTS

2 credits.

Explore medical informatics as a new way to practice medicine with applications to patient care, electronic medical records, and patient safety.

MEDICINE 919 — INDIVIDUALIZED FOURTH YEAR CLINICAL CLERKSHIP

1-12 credits.

Individually arranged fourth year clinical clerkships. (Student must have Fourth Year Committee approval to count for fourth year credit.)

MEDICINE 921 — AMBULATORY MEDICINE CLERKSHIP-STUDENT HEALTH

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 930 — WOMEN'S HEALTH IN PRIMARY CARE

2-4 credits.

This elective will focus on fundamental aspects of women's health important to all physicians in internal medicine. Students will work with academic faculty in women's health to refine clinical knowledge and skills essential for providing excellent health care to women.

MEDICINE 933 — GERIATRIC ELECTIVE

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 935 — HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 938 — ACTING INPATIENT INTERNSHIP-INTERNAL MEDICINE

4 credits.

As an inpatient medicine acting intern (AI), you will have primary responsibility for patients actionable in four domains: 1. Management: As an AI, you will develop actionable management and treatment plans based on your history, physical exam and targeted data. 2. Communication: AIs will communicate with colleagues, primary care providers and consultants. AIs will demonstrate thorough patient hand-offs and write concise discharge summaries that will be integral to patient care. 3. Learning: Patient care issues will be the central guide for learning, directing reading, consultation and research. AIs will formulate questions based upon clinical dilemmas, research the appropriate literature and databases to find the answers, and apply findings to the care of individual patients. 4. Organization: As the primary inpatient provider for patients, AIs will develop efficiency in accomplishing the day to day tasks necessary for the coordination and management of patient care.

MEDICINE 939 — INPATIENT-OUTPATIENT ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE CLERKSHIP-MARSHFIELD

2-12 credits.

Clinical elective for fourth year medical students.

MEDICINE 940 — ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY CLERKSHIP

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 942 — CLINICAL ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY-MILWAUKEE

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 943 — CARDIOLOGY CONSULTATION SERVICE

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 944 — CLINICAL CARDIOLOGY CLERKSHIP

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 945 — ACUTE CARE MEDICAL CARDIOLOGY-MILWAUKEE

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 949 — ADULT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES CLERKSHIP-MARSHFIELD

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 951 — AMBULATORY CARDIOLOGY

4 credits.

This course will provide an overview of outpatient diagnosis and management of adult cardiovascular diseases through direct patient contact, mentored instruction and directed core readings.

MEDICINE 953 — DERMATOLOGY CLERKSHIP-CSC

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 954 — DERMATOLOGY CLERKSHIP-MARSHFIELD

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 955 — HEPATOLOGY

2 credits.

Students will be exposed to inpatient and outpatient hepatology practice and learn how to function as a consultant in an academic and Veterans Administration Medical Center over a two week rotation.

MEDICINE 962 — ENDOCRINOLOGY CLERKSHIP

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 964 — INPATIENT-OUTPATIENT GI/HEPATOLOGY SUBINTERNSHIP-MARSHFIELD

2-12 credits.

Clinical elective for fourth year medical students.

MEDICINE 965 — GASTROENTEROLOGY CLERKSHIP

1-12 credits.

MEDICINE 969 — TRANSFUSION MEDICINE CLERKSHIP-CSC

2-12 credits.

Clinical elective for fourth year medical students.

MEDICINE 970 — GASTROENTEROLOGY/HEPATOLOGY CONSULT SERVICE-MILWAUKEE

2-12 credits.

Clinical elective for fourth year medical students.

MEDICINE 971 — INFECTIOUS DISEASE CLERKSHIP

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 972 — INFECTIOUS DISEASE CLERKSHIP-VAH

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 976 — CLINICAL NEPHROLOGY CLERKSHIP

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 981 — PULMONARY DISEASE - CLINIC/CONSULTS

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 985 — CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 988 — CLINICAL ELECTIVE IN RHEUMATOLOGY-CSC/VAH

2-12 credits.

MEDICINE 990 — RESEARCH

1-12 credits.