Cell and Organ Physiology

The Cell and Organ Physiology course is the third component of the Scientific Foundations of Medicine curriculum in Years 1 and 2.  The course is co-taught by two faculty members: Dr. David Beiser and Dr. Benjamin Ko.

When: January 2, 2019– March 15, 2019  It integrates basic cell physiology with organ-based physiology and histology, providing a comprehensive understanding of structure/function relationships in human physiology. The course covers cell and membrane physiology, as well as physiology and histology of the cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, kidney, and reproductive systems.  Lectures and small group sessions are supplemented by trips to cardiovascular and pulmonary laboratories and other clinical correlations.

The course meets five mornings per week for lecture and lab sessions.