This course provides instruction into the mechanisms of operation of the human cardiovascular system. Emphasis is placed on the integration of relevant principles from anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, pharmacology and microbiology with respect to the behavior of the normal circulation and its responses to the stress of injury and disease. Both expert directed and student directed methodologies will be employed in this module and a select set of clinical cases will be used to guide instruction.
Number of students: 180
Required course for all second year medical students (MS2)
Course Director: Perry Hogan, PhD