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PHYM 1101 Medical Physiology (Fall and Spring)



Credits: 7 units

Course Description:

Medical Physiology provides a fundamental knowledge of physiological processes and their relationships to body function and disease states. As a supplement to lectures, laboratories and conferences, small group tutorials are used to expose students to the scientific basis of physiological concepts and to foster cooperation between students and faculty. At the end of each major section of the course, clinical information is used to integrate physiological principles with medicine in special small group Clinical Correlation sessions co-taught by primary care clinicians and faculty from the department of physiology.