All students in the Path of Distinction in Public Health must take PHS 712 Leadership in Medicine and Public Health. Students also must take at least six additional credits from the categories listed below to meet the minimum requirement.

MD first- and second-year electives

These electives count toward the master of public health degree.

  • 370-712 Healthcare in Diverse Communities
  • 436-919c Maternal Child Health in Milwaukee
  • 452-730 Ethical Issues in Population Health
  • 622-740 Overview of Rural Medicine
  • 622-747 Interprofessional Leadership in Public Health
  • 810-640 Foundations of Global Health Practice
  • 810-644 Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Global Health and Disease
  • 810-645 Global Health Field course
  • 810-650-024 Public Health Preparedness
  • 810-712 Integrating Medicine and Public Health (required for medical students)
  • 810-660 Communicating Public Health Info Effectively
  • 810-661 Health System, Payment and Coverage Reform
  • 810-662 Intro to Social Marketing
  • 810-715 Introduction to Community Engagement
  • 810-718 Fundamentals of International Health Care Systems
  • 810-713 Epi Special Topics: HIV/AIDS
  • 810-720 Medical History and Bioethics: Historical Perspectives in Medicine
  • Persuasion: The Art of Effectively Conveying Health Information
  • PHM 732-490 Health Equity and Social Justice
  • Current Topics in BioEthics

MD fourth-year electives

These electives count toward the master of public health degree.

  • 330-911 Introduction to Prehospital Medicine and Determinants of Utilization of the Prehospital System
  • 370-919a Primary Care and Public Health in Milwaukee
  • 436-919c Maternal Child Health in Milwaukee
  • 528-940a Advocating for Populations: Partnering to Improve Community Health
  • 528-940b Advocating for Patients: Getting the Right Care at the Right Time
  • 622-910 MEDiC Clinic: Marginalizing Population/Interprofessional Collaboration in Madison
  • 622-911 Medical Sciences: Racial Health Disparities in Wisconsin
  • 632-917 Smoking Cessation: Putting Evidence into Practice
  • 632-918 Medicine: Health Informatics for Medical Students
  • 632-919q ALQI – Applied Learning and Quality Improvement at the VA
  • 810-721 Conspiracism in Public Health
  • 810-729 Preparedness in Public Health
  • 810-758 Interprofessional Leadership in Public Health
  • 810-790 The Physician in Public Health and Public Health in the Physician
  • 810-915 International Health Systems and Policy
  • 810-917 General Preventive Medicine and Publich Health Elective
  • 814-919a Public Health Advocacy and Service in Psychiatry
  • 882-951 Seminar and Community Health Projects (TRIUMPH I)
  • 882-953 Community and PH Enrichment Experience in Milwaukee (TRIUMPH II)
  • 882-955 Leadership Skills for Community and Public Health (TRIUMPH III)
  • 882-957 Advanced Seminar and Community Health Projects (TRIUMPH IV)
  • 936-919b Injury Prevention
  • 936-919d Optimizing Value, Improving Outcomes and Decreasing Costs: A Case Study in Surgery
  • 936-919e Multidisciplinary Approaches to Colon Cancer Prevention
  • 936-973 Optimizing Value, Quality and Safety and Healthcare: A Case Study in Surgery
  • 936-974 Patient Education as a Strategy for Advocacy
  • 936-975 Multidisciplinary Approaches to Colon Cancer