Clinical Foundations for the Physicians Scientist
Catalog Description: Students are paired with an active physician scientist who serves as MSTP Clinical Mentor. The course involves one-on-one meetings between the student and MSTP clinical mentor in clinic averaging one day per week for 9 weeks.
Sites: View the site codes table. Sites are assigned per arrangement with course personnel.
Site will be assigned per arrangement with course personnel.
Required session attendance: Attendance at Clinical Sessions and MSTP Grand Rounds
Typical weekly schedule/Delivery Mode: 18 half-day clinics over the course of a year
Direct patient care: Yes
Consent Requirement: Arranged. Must be an MSTP student to enroll in this course.
- To train physician scientists who possess superior skills in both the clinical subspecialty area and research area.
- To maximize the credentials of our MSTP students for matching in top-tier academic, research focused residencies and physician scientist training pathways.
- To develop a longitudinal clinical experience for physician scientists that informs their research careers and clinical careers.
- To develop longitudinal mentoring relationships with physician scientists in our University Community who care for patients and generate new knowledge through research.
Graded Components: Attendance at Clinical Sessions and MSTP Grand Rounds.
Grading Scale: H/E/S/N
Allow repetition of course: Repetition allowed up to 12.0 credits.
Limited to Student Type: MSTP
Course equivalency: N/A
Related curricular experience:
Course evaluation: MedHub