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Second-year UCI School of Medicine medical students continue their course-based training with a course taught by the faculty of the Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics during the fall quarter.

The course curriculum provides training in microbiology and infectious diseases as it relates to the practice of medicine.

One of the major objectives of the course is to provide second-year medical students with a solid foundation in microbiology that will serve them as they progress through their medical training and subsequently as practicing physicians.

Key topics covered include:

  • Pathogenesis of diseases
  • Interventions for effective treatment
  • Mechanisms of health maintenance to prevent disease 
  • Population health and epidemiology
  • Treatment strategies

Course director: Dr. Michael McClelland
Course coordinator: Shanti Iyer,

More information is available on the UCI School of Medicine Medical Education website.

Course offerings include:
•    Medical Microbiology (MMG507)