Physicians and Social Responsibility

MED
228
Instructors
Laws, A. (PI)
Section Number
1
Social and political context of the roles of physicians and health professionals in social change; policy, advocacy, and shaping public attitudes. How physicians have influenced governmental policy on nuclear arms proliferation; environmental health concerns; physicians in government; activism through research; the effects of poverty on health; homelessness; and gun violence. Guest speakers from national and international NGOs.
Grading
Medical Satisfactory/No Credit
Units
1
Graduate
Course Tags
Contemporary Issues
Practice
Academic Year
Quarter
Autumn
Section Days
Monday
Start Time
12:15 PM
End Time
1:15 PM
Location
Li Ka Shing Center, room 130