Preclinical Course Requirements

  • Preclinical Preceptorships
  • Preclinical preceptorships may be completed in any department, and may be approved for Underserved Pathway credit as long as they are completed in an underserved setting. Check with each department for more information on their preceptorship options in underserved settings. To be approved by UP advisor.

    • Complete a preceptorship in any department at a site that has been pre-approved by UP advisors.
    • OR complete a Rural Underserved Opportunities Program (R/UOP) or Global Health Immersion Program (GHIP), formerly called International Health Opportunities Program (IHOP).
  • Two (2) credits of non-clinical selectives.
  • Selecting and Tracking Courses

    Below is a partial list of pathway-approved courses. Please refer to the UW online http://www.washington.edu/students/timeschd/ Time Schedule for information about when these courses are offered.

    If you are interested in a course not listed here, speak with a UP advisor to request approval of the course for fulfilling pathway requirements.

    To keep track of your completed course requirements, log in to your https://courses.washington.edu/upathway/tracker/pathwaytracker.php Pathway Assignment Tracker.

    Approved Non-Clinical Selectives that Satisfy Pathway Requirements (Seattle offerings are listed below WWAMI CAMPUS Non-clinical Selectives):

    WWAMI CAMPUS Non-Clinical Selectives (INCLUDING NON-CLINICAL SELECTIVES AVAILABLE AND APPROVED FOR MS2's IN SPOKANE):

    - Rural Health Care Delivery (1): MSU and WSU/UI -- SOM designation is HUBIO 598: P-WWAMI NON-CLIN SEL
    - MEDS 501 (4): Health Disparities Seminar (1): WSU/UI
    - Geriatrics from a Cultural and Interdisciplinary Perspective (1): UAA, UWYO This course only qualifies if you complete the final project about an underserved setting/population. Please talk to the instructor and contact jgrocock@uw.edu if you take this course and wish to receive credit for the UP.
    - Spanish for Healthcare Providers (1): MSU, WSU Spokane, WSU/UI -- SOM designation is HUBIO 598: P-WWAMI NON-CLIN SEL
    - GH 501: Introduction to Global Health (1): MSU,WSU Spokane, WSU/UI, UWYO, UAA video-conferenced from Seattle campus
    - Recognizing Chemical Dependency in Self and Others (1) : UWYO -- SOM designation is HUBIO 598: P-WWAMI NON-CLIN SEL
    - Rural Health I, Fall quarter (TRUST Scholars Only) (1): WSU Spokane -- SOM designation is HUBIO 598 P-WWAMI NON-CLIN SEL
    - Rural Health II, Spring quarter (TRUST Scholars Only) (1): WSU Spokane -- SOM designation is HUBIO 598 P-WWAMI NON-CLIN SEL
    - Health Equality and Community Organizing (1): WSU Spokane
    - Russian for Healthcare Providers(1): WSU Spokane
    - HUBIO 593: Substance Abuse and Chemical Dependence (1): UWYO

    SEATTLE CAMPUS Non-Clinical Selectives:

    Epidemiology

    EPI/MED 530, G H 562: AIDS: A Multidisciplinary Approach (2)

    Family Medicine

    FAMED 525: African American Health and Health Care Disparities(1)
    FAMED 530: Primary Care (1) - This course only qualifies if you complete the observational experience in an underserved setting. Please talk to the instructor and contact jgrocock@uw.edu if you take this course and wish to receive credit for the UP.
    FAMED 540: Topics in Health and Human Services in Rural Communities (1)
    FAMED 545: Preclinical Geriatric Elective (2)
    FAMED 556: Spanish for the Health Professional (1)
    FAMED 557: Hispanic Health & Health Care Disparities (1)
    FAMED 560: Indian Health Problem-Based Learning Cases (1)
    FAMED 561: LGBTQ Health and Health Disparities (1)

    Bioethics and Humanities (previously Medical History and Ethics)

    BH 511: Medical Ethics Seminar (previously MHE 511) (2)
    BH 509: When Life Makes You Sick (Cr/NC)

    Global Health

    GH 501: Introduction to Global Health (1); GH 501 is available via video conference to WWAMI sites (Fall quarter only)
    GH 502: Contemporary Issues in Global Health (1)
    GH 503: Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Global Health (1)
    GH 505/MED 560: Advanced Topics in International Health (2)
    GH 511: Problems in International Health (0-4)
    GH 514 Global Societal Determinants of Health (3)
    GH 522: Leadership Development for Global Health (2)
    GH 523: Organizational Management for Global Health (2)
    GH 524: Policy Development and Advocacy for Global Health (2)
    GH 544/HSERV 544: Maternal and Child Health in Developing Countries (3)
    GH 555/NUTR 555: Nutrition in Developing Countries (3)
    GH 561/MED561: Tropical Medicine (1)
    GH 562, EPI/MED 530: AIDS: A Multidisciplinary Approach (2)
    GH 571: Essentials of Clinical Care and Capacity Building in Low Income Countries (3)

    Medicine

    MED 510: Health Issues of Sexual Minorities (1)
    MED 530/GH 562: AIDS: A Multidisciplinary Approach (2)
    MED 560/GH 505: Advanced Topics in Global Health (2)
    MED 561/GH 561: Tropical Medicine (1)

    Nutrition

    NUTR/GH 555: Nutrition in Developing Countries (3)

    Pediatrics

    PEDS 530: Homeless Youth and Their Medical Care (1)
    (this course is also referred to as Pioneer Square Adolescent Seminar)

    Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

    PBSCI 515: War and Mental Health (1)
    PBSCI 560: Psychological Interventions for Primary care Physicians (1)

    University Conjoint

    UCONJ 444: Interdisciplinary Collaborative Teams in Health Care (1-5)
    UCONJ 450: Healthcare in the Underserved Community (1)
    UCONJ 550: Healthcare in the Underserved Community (1) (Course name change, previously UCONJ 450)
    UCONJ 497: Health Care in a Rural Community (3)
    UCONJ 515: Interdisciplinary Rural Health Care Issues (1-3, max. 6)
    UCONJ 530: Issues in Indian Health (3)
    UCONJ 548: Current Issues in First Nations Behavioral Health: Mental Health and Substance Abuse (3)
    UCONJ 555: Principles of STD/HIV Research (3)
    UCONJ 624: Health Equity & Community Organizing (1)

    Conjoint

    CONJ 515: Interdisciplinary Health and Human Services Delivery in Rural Communities (1)
    CONJ 516: What Every Physician Should Know About Oral Health (1)
    CONJ 553: Clinical Management of HIV & STIs (3)
    CONJ 556: Drug Addiction: Mechanisms, Prevention, and Treatment (2)
    CONJ 570: Clinical Management of Trans* Health (1)