Course Detail
Course Components:
Meets with FP MD 5220. The practice of surgery is rarely considered a public health issue in the United States. however, surgical issues, including trauma and emergency care are gaining recognition as major components of public health on par with infectious diseases, both in the developed and in the developing world. this course uses principles of medical care in the developing world to illustrate the integration of surgery as a component of public health. The instructors of this course bring together expertise in the fields of surgery and public health to provide a rich educational experience that focuses on the delicate balance of individual and population-levels of care. This course will form the foundation for further problem-based learning coursework.