Courses taught within the department

Social and Behavioral Medicine ITeaching in the classroom

Course Director: James G. Boulger, PhD 

The coursework in the first year of the medical student experience covers a wide range of material ranging from culture and health and disparities in health care to individual personal and social development, population health and biostatistics, psychopathology, medical ethics, and end of life issues. 

Social and Behavioral Medicine IIIn the classroom

Course Directors: Mellisa Walls, PhD and Sarah Beehler, PhD 

In the second year material on Brain-Body interactions, stress and coping, biostatistics, law and medicine, spirituality, health care policy, and medical ethics are included.