Highlights of this Course
Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology explores the pathophysiology of a
variety of gastrointestinal disorders from gastroesophageal reflux
disease to cirrhosis. The course
emphasizes fundamental topics in gastrointestinal pathophysiology, with a focus
on correlation to clinical issues including treatment options for various
common gastrointestinal disorders, each of which are covered in detail. Topics are presented in the syllabus, in didactic lectures, and in small group sessions. The materials presented in this course are a foundation for fur
This course reviews the pathophysiology of common gastrointestinal conditions and assumes a general understanding of gastrointestinal physiology. The course follows an organ based structure to include disorders of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum, small intestines, pancreas, biliary system, and liver. The material is presented in the syllabus, lecture slides, and small group sessions. Self-assessment questions are provided at the end of each lecture and examinations are provided for review and self-testing.
Please note that the course as presented here does not contain the full content of the course as taught at Tufts. The included content is based on material the Tufts faculty and instructors choose to include, as well as factors such as content preparation, software compatibility, and intellectual property and copyright restrictions.