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FAMED 499 Undergraduate Research (*, max. 35) Phillips
Research activities arranged with University or community-based physicians in diversified areas relating to family medicine. Prerequisite: permission of course coordinator. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 499 (student access only)

FAMED 501 P-Introduction to Family Medicine: Preceptorship (2, max. 12) Kost
Students spend one morning per week for one or more quarters working with a practicing community family physician. Prerequisite: first- and second-year medical students, permission of course coordinator. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 501 (student access only)

FAMED 502 P-Preclinical Continuity Preceptorship in Family Medicine (1-8, max. 12) Kost
Introduces medical students to continuity of care in family medical settings, specially regarding what it means to be someone's doctor and what it is like to work with an individual to help them achieve optimal health. Prerequisite: first- and second-year medical students; permission of course coordinator. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 502 (student access only)

FAMED 505 P-Rural/Urban Preceptorship (*, max. 12)
Opportunity to work in a variety of underserved medical settings in rural and urban areas of Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Idaho, and Montana. Prerequisite: permission of course coordinator. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 505 (student access only)

FAMED 525 African American Health and Health Care Disparity (1)
Examines the most pressing health issues facing African Americans. Provides a forum to examine the root causes of health disparity in African descendants. Explores strategies to remedy problems in public health and healthcare delivery systems. Prerequisite: permission of course coordinator. Credit/no-credit only.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 525 (student access only)

FAMED 530 Primary Care (1) Phillips
Introduces primary care, the foundation of medical care and cornerstone of healthcare reform. Addresses history, clinical content, practitioner workforce, delivery models, research methods, and policy issues. Explores the role of primary care in personal and population health. Includes lectures, discussions, student presentations, and practice observation. Prerequisite: permission of course coordinator.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 530 (student access only)

FAMED 540 Topics in Health and Human Services in Rural Communities (1)
Explores topics important to rural clinical practice. Includes rural health research, rural health policy, cultural competency, models of rural health practice, and others. Includes panel discussions, a case study, and a required field trip to a rural community. Prerequisite: permission of course coordinator. Offered: W.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 540 (student access only)

FAMED 546 Respectful Death: Exploring Interdisciplinary End-of-Life Care (3) Farber, McCormick
Explores end-of-life care and develops the skills necessary to provide respectful care in a collaborative, team setting to patients and families living with serious life-limiting illness during the last 6-12 months of life. Prerequisite: permission of course coordinator. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: jointly with B H 517.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 546 (student access only)

FAMED 547 Spirituality in Healthcare (2) Carrigan, Farber, McCormick
Examination of the beliefs, values, meaning, and spirituality of health professionals for the well-being of their patients as well as for themselves. Offered: jointly with B H 518/SOC W 587.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 547 (student access only)

FAMED 556 Spanish for Health Professionals (1)
Instruction in interviewing Spanish-speaking patient. Prerequisite: permission of course coordinator. Credit/no-credit only.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 556 (student access only)

FAMED 560 P-Indian Health Problem-Based Learning Cases (1)
Presents common Indian health problems via problem-based learning cases. Prerequisite: permission of course coordinator. Credit/no-credit only.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 560 (student access only)

FAMED 561 LGBTQ Health and Health Disparities (1)
Covers the history and health status of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQ) community in the United States; effective strategies and skills for working with the LGBTQ community; designed to help the learner understand and respond better to healthcare needs of the LGBTQ community. Prerequisite: permission of course coordinator.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 561 (student access only)

FAMED 630 P-WRITE Family Medicine Clinical Clerkship (*, max. 24)
Basic clinical clerkship for students enrolled in the WRITE Program. Prerequisite: permission of course coordinator.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 630 (student access only)

FAMED 631 P-LIC Family Medicine Clinical Clerkship - Olympia, WA (12)
Basic clinical clerkship for students enrolled in the LIC program. Prerequisite: permission of course coordinator.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 631 (student access only)

FAMED 632 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Bozeman (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 632 (student access only)

FAMED 633 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Leavenworth (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 633 (student access only)

FAMED 634 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Sitka (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 634 (student access only)

FAMED 635 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Cheyenne (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 635 (student access only)

FAMED 636 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Wenatchee (12)
Stresses ambulatory primary care with emphasis on comprehensive, integrated care to patients of both genders and all ages. Student functions as clerk in community or residency site, and participates in care of assigned patients in a variety of settings: office, hospital, home, community resources. Prerequisite: third- or fourth-year medical students. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 636 (student access only)

FAMED 637 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Spokane GHC (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 637 (student access only)

FAMED 638 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Othello (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 638 (student access only)

FAMED 640 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Boise (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 640 (student access only)

FAMED 641 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Spokane (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 641 (student access only)

FAMED 642 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Madigan (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 642 (student access only)

FAMED 643 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Tacoma (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 643 (student access only)

FAMED 644 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - University of Washington Medical Center (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 644 (student access only)

FAMED 645 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Group Health (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 645 (student access only)

FAMED 646 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Swedish First Hill (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 646 (student access only)

FAMED 647 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Swedish Cherry Hill (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 647 (student access only)

FAMED 648 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Renton Valley (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 648 (student access only)

FAMED 649 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Olympia (12)
For description and prerequisites, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 649 (student access only)

FAMED 650 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Anacortes (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 650 (student access only)

FAMED 651 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Omak (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 651 (student access only)

FAMED 652 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Spokane Valley (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 652 (student access only)

FAMED 653 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Anchorage (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 653 (student access only)

FAMED 655 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Havre (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 655 (student access only)

FAMED 656 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Whitefish (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 656 (student access only)

FAMED 657 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Pocatello (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 657 (student access only)

FAMED 658 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Sea Mar Clinic (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 658 (student access only)

FAMED 659 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Country Doctor (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 659 (student access only)

FAMED 660 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Yakima (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 660 (student access only)

FAMED 661 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Bremerton (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 661 (student access only)

FAMED 662 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Buffalo (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 662 (student access only)

FAMED 663 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Petersburg (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 663 (student access only)

FAMED 664 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Billings (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 664 (student access only)

FAMED 665 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Missoula (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 665 (student access only)

FAMED 666 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Torrington (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 666 (student access only)

FAMED 668 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Nome (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 668 (student access only)

FAMED 670 P-Advanced Underserved Clerkship (*, max. 24)
Students gain experience, knowledge, and skills needed to care for rural, specific ethnic or underserved populations. Prerequisite: third- or fourth-year medical students, permission of course coordinator. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 670 (student access only)

FAMED 672 P-Advanced Preceptorship International (*, max. 24)
For medical students desiring primary care experience abroad. Special project deals with influences of social, cultural, educational, and economic forces on health care delivery. Prerequisite: late third- or fourth-year medical students, permission of course coordinator. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 672 (student access only)

FAMED 674 P-Advanced Interviewing in Primary Care (8)
Emphasizes developing competency in patient-centered interviewing, interview organization, and time management. Introduces primary care counseling skills and methods of health behavior change. Prerequisite: permission of course faculty.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 674 (student access only)

FAMED 676 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Libby (12)
For description and prerequisites, see FAMED 636 Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 676 (student access only)

FAMED 677 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Grand Coulee (12)
For description and prerequisites, see FAMED 636 Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 677 (student access only)

FAMED 678 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Port Angeles (12)
For description and prerequisites, see FAMED 636 Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 678 (student access only)

FAMED 679 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Ferndale (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 679 (student access only)

FAMED 680 P-Traditional Indian Medicine Clerkship in Primary Care Setting (*, max. 16)
Broadens students' knowledge about the traditional Indian perception of health and illness, and expands their experience and skills with Traditional Indian Medicine (TIM) by interacting with a TIM practitioner, Native physician, patients and their families, and the local Native community. Prerequisite: either UCONJ 530, Indian Health Pathway declaration, or permission of course coordinator . Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 680 (student access only)

FAMED 681 P-Indian Healthcare Clerkship (*, max. 16)
Examines the health disparities, health systems, and cultural/community strengths associated with American Indian/Alaska Native or other indigenous peoples. Prerequisite: either UCONJ 530, Indian Health Pathway declaration, or permission of course coordinator . Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 681 (student access only)

FAMED 682 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Ellensburg (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 682 (student access only)

FAMED 683 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Lewiston (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 683 (student access only)

FAMED 684 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Butte, MT (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 684 (student access only)

FAMED 685 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Valley - Juneau, AK (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 685 (student access only)

FAMED 686 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine - Port Townsend (12)
Stresses ambulatory primary care with emphasis on comprehensive, integrated care to patients of both genders and all ages. Student functions as clerk in community or residency site, and participates in care of assigned patients in a variety of settings: office, hospital, home, community resources. Prerequisite: third- or fourth-year medical students.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 686 (student access only)

FAMED 688 P-Family Medicine Subinternship (*, max. 24)
Students serve as interns for family medicine services associated with residency programs under the supervision of family medicine residents and attending physicians. Schedules mix inpatient and ambulatory experiences as determined by the site and the fourth-year student may have the same call as R-1 on service. Prerequisite: permission of course coordinator. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 688 (student access only)

FAMED 697 P-Family Medicine Special Electives (*, max. 24)
Supplemental experience in rural/urban practice or a family medicine department in a setting not already established through the family medicine curriculum. Prerequisite: third- or fourth-year medical students, permission of course coordinator. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 697 (student access only)

FAMED 698 P-Clinical Clerkship in Family Medicine, Away (12)
For description and prerequisite, see FAMED 636. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 698 (student access only)

FAMED 699 P-WWAMI Family Medicine Special Electives (*, max. 24)
By special arrangement for qualified students, special clerkships or externships may be available at institutions other than the University of Washington located within the WWAMI region. Prerequisite: permission of course coordinator. Offered: AWSpS.
MyPlan Course Details: FAMED 699 (student access only)