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Integrated Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Systems

The year-two MD Program curriculum at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison includes a course called Integrated Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Systems.

 

Course #

 

622-707

Course

 

Integrated Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Systems

Sequence

 

Year 2 Semester 2

Director 1

 

Terrence Frick, MD

Contact

 

tjfrick@wisc.edu

URL

 

https://learnuw.wisc.edu

 

Overarching Course Goals for Integrated Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Systems

  • Recall and extend the anatomical and physiologic concepts already learned to create an effective foundation for clinical GI/Hepatic pathophysiology

  • Develop a working knowledge of the pathophysiology and epidemiology of the liver, biliary tree, pancreas and lumen

  • Show how the fundamental concepts of GI/Hepatic pathophysiology are the basis of understanding clinical digestive tract diseases

  • Assess the impact of lifestyle, nutrition environment, and culture on the development of digestive tract disorders

  • Be able to apply the first principles of medical pharmacological and surgical management of GI and liver disease

  • Exhibit a working knowledge of the nutritional aspects of GI/Hepatic disease

  • Combine pathophysiologic concepts, core clinical principles, medical ethics and social/cultural knowledge in the context of discussion groups, patient encounters, clinic exposures and case based essays

Last updated: 08/16/2012
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