Introduction to clinical medicine


The main goals of this course is to have the students able to:

  • Describe the basic principles underlying human clinical medicine

  • Explain the concepts and language used in clinical medicine and research


This lessons of 23 hours is structured in two successive parts:

  • 17 hours of theoretical courses given by clinicians and biologists involved in biomedical research

  • 6 hours of practical work showing functional explorations in medical office

Moreover, an appointment with a patient is organized, to the extent possible.


Please note that this course is subject to change from year to year.


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Prof. O. Bonny
Dpt. of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Bugnon 27 - Office 212
Tel. +41 21 692 54 17