Pediatric Advocacy Program

Medical Student Training

Lisa Chamberlain, MD, MPH is the Director of the Community Health and Public Service scholarly concentration. She teaches courses such as "Environmental and Social Determinants of Health."

Stanford University School of Medicine has developed a new medical school curriculum that has at its core required scholarly concentrations. Scholarly Concentrations provide medical students with faculty-mentored scholarly experiences and structured curricula in areas of individual interest.

Among concentrations that medical students may choose is Community Health and Public Service. This scholarly concentration enables medical students to gain knowledge and skills necessary for addressing health challenges of diverse and often underserved communities domestically and overseas. Lisa Chamberlain, MD, MPH is the new director of the Scholarly Concentration in Community Health and Public Service.

Past Student Projects

Medical student may also take the "Physician's in Society" course through the Practice of Medicine course (INDE 201) which focuses on health policy, community medicine, physician advocacy and bioethics.

In the News:

Students review delivery of county mental health care by Anne Pinckard - STANFORD REPORT May 3, 2006

Medical School Sets up Office of Community Health by Aditi Risbud- STANFORD REPORT Oct. 12, 2005

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