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Summary of Changes Made in This Calendar - Social and Population Health

Medicine 5245 Social and Population Health
The course will build on Year 1 concepts. In addition, students will develop their knowledge and understanding of mental health; substance abuse; literacy and health; palliative care; public health risks and reporting; screening; telemedicine; and, environmental health. Students will expand their working knowledge of epidemiology and statistics and use search tools to gather population-level data to profile communities and apply epidemiological data to understand the magnitude of various health conditions and health-related issues such as obesity, diabetes, intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, and cancer.