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Literature, Medicine, and Culture

A consideration of the humanistic aspects ("the human factor") in medicine. Readings will include works from the perspective of both patients and medical professionals in order to focus on those areas of medicine that challenge our ideas about what we think we want from medical research and practice in the twenty-first century.

Pre Requisites: Degree students only, with fewer than 30 credits when they entered UMass Boston.Students may complete only one 100G course (First Year Seminar).

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