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HST 220
Introduction to the Care of Patients

Term: Spring

Course Director(s): Howard M. Heller
Time:
Students must attend one of four sessions; 2/6, 2/8, 2/11, 2/13 - 1:30-3:30pm
Location:
MIT: E23-319
Course Website:
None
Prerequisite:
Permission of instructor
Restrictions:
Elective subject for HST MD candidates only. Limited to 15.
MIT Units:
1-0-2 [P/D/F] (G-Level Credit)
Harvard Units:
2 (CE)
Provides an introduction to the care of patients through opportunities to observe and participate in doctor-patient interaction in an outpatient, office-based environment and through patient-oriented seminars. Students are exposed to some of the practical realities of providing patient care. Topics include basic interviewing, issues of ethics and confidentiality, and other aspects of the doctor-patient relationship. Requirements include regular attendance and a short paper on patient care.

IAP Schedule (attend one of four session)

2019 IAP sessions TBD