Medical Student Education

Important Dates


Educational Objectives


Educational Support

This page is maintained by the Office of Medical Education. You may contact the OME by email ( or phone (504) 988-6600.



Course Overview

This elective intends to provide Tulane health professional students with an introduction to issues surrounding healthcare for urban underserved populations. This course is designed to complement the Tulane student-run clinics (i.e. Bridge House clinic, Fleur de Vie -- Covenant House, Fleur de Vie -- New Orleans East, and Ozanam Inn Weekend Clinic). The course will involve independent readings, in-class discussions, presentations from community leaders, a community project, and reflection.

Course Goals and Objectives

Grading Policy: Pass or Fail

Elective is open to: T1s and T2s

Number of Students: minimum: 5, maximum: 25

Time of Course: Wednesday 5-6 PM

Sessions: 1, 2, and 3 (Duplication of course material)

Contact Information

     Faculty Sponsor:  MarkAlain Dery, DO (
     Contact Number: 504-821-9444

     Course Coordinators: 

     Office: Medicine
     Department website:

1430 Tulane Ave, New Orleans, LA 70112