CAS in Sex- and Gender-Specific Medicine

Two-day module “Endocrinology, Gut and Metabolism”, 21/22 August in Bern Information

“Integrating sex and gender analysis into medical research and clinical practice ensures that everyone across the whole of society benefits from excellent health care. This course instructs physicians and medical researchers in how sex and gender interact in the human body across the life course. It’s a crucial part of medical education”.

Professor Londa Schiebinger

John L. Hinds Professor of History of Science, Stanford University
Director, EU/US Gendered Innovations in Science, Health & Medicine, Engineering, and Environment

First advanced training in gender medicine in Switzerland:
CAS program of the Universities of Bern and Zurich.

Both biological and socioculturally determined gender have an impact on prevention, diagnosis, course and treatment of diseases. These differences are often neglected in practice and clinical research.

The CAS program in gender-specific medicine is a part-time university continuing education. It is designed for persons with a master’s degree in medicine or related fields. Tools, concepts and ideas are presented on how healthcare and medical research in different medical disciplines can be gender-equitable.
All modules can be booked individually (1 ECTS point/two-day module, CME points from medical societies).

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