Medical Student Education

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Not Offered Fall 2014

Course Overview

TThis elective intends to provide Tulane health professional students with an introduction to issues surrounding healthcare for urban underserved populations. This course is designed to complement the Tulane student-run clinics (i.e. Bridge House clinic, Fleur de Vie -- Covenant House, Fleur de Vie -- New Orleans East, and Ozanam Inn Weekend Clinic). The course will involve independent readings, in-class discussions, presentations from community leaders, a community project, and reflection.

Course Goals and Objectives

Grading Policy: Pass or Fail

Elective is open to: T1s and T2s

Number of Students: minimum: 5, maximum: 25

Time of Course: Tuesday 12-1 PM

Sessions Offered: 1 and 3

Sessions: 1 and 3 (Duplication of course material)

Contact Information

     Faculty Sponsor:  Dr. Sarat Raman (
     Contact Number: 504-312-2352

     Course Coordinator: 

     Office: Medicine
     Department website:

1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5263