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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Housing Option: Homestay, Residence Hall Minimum GPA: 3.0
Program Type: Approved Language of Instruction: English
Class Eligibility: 3.Junior, 4.Senior Academic Area: Biology
Program Description:
Medical Practice & Policy 
Do you wish to work in the medical field one day and want insight into what career opportunities await you, alongside intercultural knowledge of different practices and policies?

Engage in a pre-medical experience by learning about the shift occurring in medical practice towards precision medicine, where the individual patient’s unique characteristics come into play.

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IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It's a good fit if you have an interest in:
  • Biology
  • Biomedicine/Biotechnology 
  • Pre-Medicine/Health Science
CORE COURSE 
Precision Medicine: Tailored Treatment in Clinical Practice 
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits 
Standard clinical care is shifting its focus towards precision medicine, where the choice for treatment relies on the specific physiological characteristics of a given patient. The rapid development of ‘omics’, including genomics, transcriptomics, and proteomics, is currently adding a new dimension to the advancement of precision medicine and clinical care. This course covers current clinical practices within precision medicine, as well as the potential clinical application of omics in the clinic. In addition, you study patient cases and address diagnosis and treatment by using the precision medicine approach.
Week-Long Study Tour: Dublin
Core Course Week: Sweden 
Prerequisites: One year of biology and one year of chemistry at university level. 
Note: Please be aware that this course does not provide medical training corresponding to that of medical students and does not include shadowing of doctors or physical examination of patients. 

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2020 03/15/2020 04/03/2020 08/15/2020 12/12/2020
Spring 2021 05/01/2020 05/22/2020 01/16/2021 05/15/2021