HIST 118 - History of Modern Medicine

Description
Introduction to Western medical history from the 18th century to the present day. Students will explore patient/practitioner relationships, examine changing ideas concerning health, sickness, and disease, chart changes in hospital care and medical education, and tackle topics such as eugenics, medical experimentation, and health insurance.
Credits
4
Attributes
Humanities Requirement
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016
Offered
MW, TuTh
Avg. Class Size
50
Avg. Sections
1