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Elective courses let students explore medicine’s humane and ethical dimensions while customizing their education. Elective offerings, which vary year to year, have included the following:

  • Advanced Dissections in Anatomy
  • Animal-assisted Therapy
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Coronary Circulation
  • Cranial Nerves: a Case-based Approach
  • Dissecting the Medical Drama Genre
  • Emerging Leaders
  • End of Life Care
  • Exploring the Human Condition
  • Geriatrics
  • Global Health Learning Collaborative
  • The Healer’s Art
  • Human Development
  • Images of Women in Popular Culture
  • Interviewing and Communication Skills for Enhanced Patient Care
  • Introduction to Figure Drawing
  • Literature and Narrative Medicine
  • Medical Spanish (Beginning and Intermediate)
  • Medicine and the Arts
  • Mental Illness and Cinema
  • Mentored Research Experience
  • Military Professional Development
  • Nutritional Survival 101: Healthy Food Preparation
  • Pain and Pain Management
  • Problem-based Anatomy
  • Problem-based Learning in Biochemistry
  • Reproductive Health Choices
  • Research in Physical Therapy
  • Rural Medicine
  • Spiritual and Religious Issues in Patient Care