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MDU 4003 – Introduction to the Professions of Medicine

Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer C
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Syllabus: MDU 4003 Syllabus for Spring 2014
Professors: Robert Averbuch, M.D. and Brian Fuehrlein, M.D., Ph.D.
Coordinator: Adam Reid
Registration: Log into ISIS [Course listed under MEDICINE-GENERAL in undergrad catalog]
Email: Adam Reid: reidam@phhp.ufl.edu
Phone: 352-265-8872

Description

MDU 4003 is the perfect class for pre-medicine students who want to learn more about the various fields in medicine. Each week, this online class has a guest lecture and articles related to various careers as a doctor, such as family medicine, psychiatry, surgery, etc. This class also serves as a pre-requisite for MDU 4004, which allows you to get hands-on experience shadowing a doctor in one of these fields.

To register: Log onto ISIS with your gatorlink username and password at: http://www.isis.ufl.edu/

To Start Course: Log onto UF’s E-Learning course server on the start date of the course with your gatorlink username and password at: http://lss.at.ufl.edu/

Comments from Past Students

“MEL4011 introduced me to the real life of doctors and what each specialty is about.”

“This course has immensely broadened my view of the world of medicine.”

“This course confirmed that my passion definitely is in Medicine.”

“After taking MEL4011 I feel I have an incredible advantage when I am doing medical school interviews.”

“I liked interacting with other students and voicing my own opinion. At times I questioned my own beliefs.”

“I was forced to consider things I had never pondered previously.”

“I feel that the website was set up very well, much better than other online courses.”