Apowoyo bino -- welcome! -- to the portion of the site for the course Beyond the Biologic Basis of Disease: The Social and Economic Causation of Illness, a social medicine immersion experience in northern Uganda. This unique course incorporates innovative teaching methodologies to merge teaching of clinical tropical medicine with understanding the socioeconomic, cultural, political, and historical underpinnings of illness. Enrollment is open to third- and fourth-year medical students from across the globe, and includes equal participation of Ugandan medical students. This portion of the website is a portal for both current and prospective students as well as interested individuals with a passion for social medicine.