Interprofessional Health | Master of Science in Global Medicine

Interprofessional Health Track

Track Summary

Collaboration will drive the future of healthcare. Developed by Global Medicine faculty from the fields of medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry, the Interprofessional Health track prepares students to become clinicians who will effectively communicate to provide integrated patient care. Students in this track learn about the advantages and challenges of working in interprofessional healthcare teams that include clinicians in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, and nursing, as well as the accompanying changes in healthcare administration. The curriculum employs relevant case studies to inform students’ understanding of interprofessional health and enables them to evaluate patient care situations from a variety of professional viewpoints.

General Elective Courses

This track requires 18 units of general elective courses. Click below to view a list of available courses.

Interprofessional Health Track Sample Course Plan

Fall

14 units

MEDS 500 – Basic Concepts in Global Health (4 units)
MEDS 532 – Non-communicable Diseases (2 units)
MEDS 581 – Case Studies in Interprofessional Healthcare (4 units)
MEDS 510 – Global Health Modules, Malaria (2 units)
MEDS 514 – Global Health Modules, Tropical Disease (2 units)

Spring

12 units

MEDS 580 – Interprofessional Team Dynamics in Healthcare (4 units)
MEDS 519 – Global Oral Health (2 units)
MEDS 525 – Global Mental Health (2 units)
MEDS 518 – Children in Emergency Situations (2 units)
MEDS 520 – Medical Spanish for the Healthcare Profession (2 units)

Summer

6 units

MEDS 535 – Culture, Lifestyle, and Health (2 units)
MEDS 527 – Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (2 units)
MEDS 557 – Global Healthcare Development and Practices in Nepal (2 units)