Course Electives

INTD 4015: Humanism in Medicine Fellowship
Course Syllabus
This is a longitudinal 4th-year elective to support and nourish the inherent altruism of our students. This elective will bring together like-minded students and faculty who have a passion for caring for the medically underserved in their communities. The students will take a leadership role in managing and directing the Student-Run Free Clinics under faculty supervision. Clinical experiences will be at these clinics and on trips with Frontera de Salud or the Christian Medical Dental Society to the Colonias of South Texas.

The elective will include monthly seminars in which students and faculty meet to discuss their experiences and projects in the clinics.

ELEC 5041: Homelessness, Addiction, and How to Better Care for Patients
Course Syllabus
This longitudinal elective spans the whole academic year. This course is for First- and Second-Year students with a special interest in learning about issues of homelessness and addiction, and how these relate to the provision of healthcare to underserved and vulnerable populations. MS4 students in the Humanism fellowship work with the students in the clinics and you will have the opportunity to work on projects with the MS4 students. Completion results in this course being listed on your transcript.