HST/LBS 425
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Schedule of Required Reading Assignments
(*** = essay assignment due)

                                                                                            S&P = Seale and Pattison
                                                                                            N&W = Nesse and Williams
 

Meeting      Date

    1             1/11     Introductory exercise (excerpts from R. M. Sapolsky, Why Zebras Don't Get
                              Ulcers; course expectations and format.

    2             1/13     Hillerman, chs. 1-5; S&P, 1-14 (to "From lay . . .").

    3             1/18     Hillerman, chs. 6-19; S&P, 14-26.

    4             1/20     Hillerman, chs. 20-28; S&P, 28-35.

    5             1/25     S&P, 60-65 (to "Blood in the 17th & 18th centuries"), 123-32.

    6             1/27     Molière, "Imaginary Invalid"; S&P, 96-107;  Rosenberg,
                              "Therapeutic Revolution."

    7             2/1       Molière, "A Doctor in Spite of Himself"; S&P, 65-72, 36-45 (to "The
                                    bacteriological age"); Rothman, ix-74.

    8             2/3       Rothman, 75-175.

    9             2/8       Rosenberg, 1-98;
                                    Snow, "On the Mode of Communication of  Cholera" (1849) .

    10           2/10     Rosenberg, 99-172.

    ***         2/14     1st historical essay due by 3:00 p.m. in 301 Morrill Hall (V-J's mailbox).
 

    11           2/15     Snow, "Report" for the CIC (1854/5); Snow, "Cholera and the Water Supply
                                    in the South Districts of London" (1856).

    12           2/17     Rosenberg, 173-260.

    13           2/22     Leavitt, prologue, introduction & chs. 1-3; S&P, 45-48 (to "False Dawn"),
                                    73-76, 109-116 (to "Problems with . . .").

    14           2/24     Leavitt, chs. 4-6; S&P, 78-94.

    15           2/29     Leavitt, ch. 7 and conclusion; S&P, 48-58.

    16           3/2       Rothman, 179-252; S&P, 118-22.

Spring Break

    17           3/14     Internet: Berliner on the Flexner Report.

    18           3/16     Jones, preface & ch. 1.

  ***            3/17     2nd historical essay due by 3:00 p.m. in 301 Morrill Hall (V-J's mailbox).

    19           3/21     Jones, chs. 2-5.

    20           3/23     Jones, chs. 6-10.

    21           3/28     Jones, chs. 11-14.

    22           3/30     Ryan, preface & chs. 1-6.

  ***            4/3      Skeletal revision of 1st essay due by 3:00 p.m. in 301 Morrill Hall (V-J's
                                mailbox). Please attach the marked original, including the cover sheet.

    23           4/4       Ryan, ch. 7; N&W, preface & chs. 1-4.

    24           4/6       N&W, chs. 5-8; Ryan, chs. 8-12.

    25           4/11     Ryan, chs. 13-17; N&W, chs. 9-10.

    26           4/13     N&W, chs. 11-15; Ryan, chs. 18-19.

    27           4/18     "Just Caring" (Guest presenter: Len Fleck, Center for Ethics and
                                    Humanities): "Just Caring: Oregon, Health Care Rationing, and Informed Democratic Deliberation."
                                Health Care Access: Introduction (UHPintro;) Access to Health Care ( UHPaccess.)

    28           4/20    Health Care Organization: Models of Health Care Organization ( UHPorgan1;) History of Health Care
                                    Organization in the U.S. ( UHPorgan2 .)

  ***           4/21     Worksheets and a skeletal essay for the evolutionary/Darwinian unit due by
                                    3:00 p.m. in 301 MH (V-J's mailbox).

    29          4/25     Len Fleck, "Just Caring": "Just Caring: Managed Care and Protease Inhibitors."

    30          4/27     International Health Care Systems: Health Care in Germany, Canada, and the U. K. ( UHP3nations ).
                                    Distribution of Final Examination Exercise (use link if you did not pick up a paper copy in class).

Final Exam 5/2     (Tuesday, 5:45-7:45) Out-of-class Final Examination Exercise due at 5:45.
                                    Bring a copy of your responses to the two "Just Caring"-style questions.
                                    Presentations and group discussion of responses to Final Examination Exercise.
                                    Write course evaluations.