INMD 6804

Essentials of Clinical Medicine - Part 2


Sara Roberts and Allison Siefert
Course Managers

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INMD 6803


    Catalog Description: Covers the foundational knowledge and skills necessary for learning clinical medicine. The course complements Scientific Foundations course-work within the MS1 required curriculum, and prepare students to fully engage in clinical rotations in Years 3 and 4.
    Consists of two main concepts:

    • Clinical Skills - Physical Exam and Interview tutorials: focuses on communication with patients, interviewing skills, physical exams skills, and professionalism. Clinical Skills Tutorials are coordinated with foundational science curriculum. 
    • Medical Arts and Social Sciences (MAS) - Introduction to Ethics: Confidentiality, Informed Consent, Conflict of Interest, End of Life, Race/Ethnicity/Genetic Ancestry, and Implicit Bias