Curriculum & Training


The traditional areas of human behavior within a medical curriculum are taught:

  • Study of behavioral health and dysfunction
  • Human development as understood from the individual, family, and sociocultural levels
  • Identifying major medical concerns from a case
  • Physical Exam Skills
  • Physical Diagnostic Skills
  • Gaining various clinical experiences in clinics, hospitals, operating rooms, labor and delivery departments, emergency departments and nursing homes. 

Innovative Training

Faculty also provide innovative training in several additional areas. This includes:

  • Professional and communication skills 
  • The patient-doctor relationship
  • Interprofessional collaboration
  • Small group skill development
  • Simulation Cases
  • Physical exam task trainers
  • Psychosocial aspects of health care delivery, culture and health, health care systems change, and medicolegal and ethical aspects of patient care