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PAS 6800 EPIDEMIOLOGY

Introduces basic concepts of epidemiology and applies the scientific method to the study of disease in populations. Topics include description of the frequency and determinants of a disease in a defined population, evaluation of factors that may cause a disease, principles of epidemiologic surveillance, analysis of published clinical trials, cohort studies and case control studies, and the role of epidemiology in public health policy. During the Supervised Clinical Practice (SCP) courses students actively participate in the care of patients and function as an integral member of the health care team while under the direct supervision of attending physicians, staff physicians and physician assistants. (2.0 credits)

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Weill Cornell Medicine
Graduate School of Medical Sciences
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