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The Legal and Social Determinants of Health     LAW-698

This interdisciplinary course is open to law and medical students interested in exploring the link between poverty and health and how the professions can work together to improve health outcomes for low income individuals and vulnerable communities. Students will explore how legal, social, cultural and economic factors contribute to health disparities and the role that physicians and lawyers can play in advocating for patients and policy change.

Units 2, 3, 4
Grading Options Numeric or CR/D/F
Exam Type None
Writing Requirement Yes, with submission of the Upper Division Writing Requirement Form
Skills/Experiential Requirement No

Grading Options: vary with the professor

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