FAMP1635 Integrative Medicine

4 Credits INTRAMURAL (2 credits if arranged)

Instructor
Gerry Edwards, MD (445-9212). 5820 Heritage Landing Dr., E Syracuse, NY 13057
Contact Person
Prerequisites
None
Maximum Number of Students
1
Periods Offered
By arrangement.
Weekly Activities
Seminars and conferences, inpatient and outpatient contacts.
Elective Description
To gain an understanding of integrative or "alternative" medicine through precepting with providers, readings, and conferences. The instructor will meet with the student to establish individualized goals and learning objectives. Students will be encouraged to understand unfamiliar disciplines and concepts of health within their cultural philosophical traditions while assessing them from a scientific outcome based methodology. Physician-patient communication regarding therapies and decision processes for utilizing them in medical practice will be considered.
Readings
A reading list is assigned and/or available.
Criteria for Evaluation of Performance
Weekly assessment and final report/presentation.
Is Performance Discussed With Student?
Yes, during and at the end of the course.