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Deaf Health Pathway
A Medical Humanities Pathway Program
The Deaf Health Pathway provides additional courses, electives, activities and projects over the four years of medical school for those students with interests in the health, language and culture of the Deaf community. This Pathway is a student-centered curriculum with faculty support and oversight through the Division of Medical Humanities. Admission to the Pathway is through a competitive application process. Enrollment is limited to 10 students each year.
- Provide students with a foundation in Deaf health, language, and culture to care for Deaf patients
- Increase awareness on unique Deaf health needs
- Provide language and cultural immersion
- Learn about health disparities and successful community engagement strategies
- Learn about resources available to help meet the healthcare needs of Deaf patients
Read more about the opportunities and requirements for the Deaf Health Pathway.
For additional information
Michael McKee, MD, MPH
Department of Family Medicine
Please fill out Pathways Preliminary Application for further contact and information.