Essentials of Clinical Medicine - Part 3, Block A
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:
- Medical Arts and Social Sciences (MAS) - Public Health & Health Policy (PHHP): Focuses on healthcare in the US, access to care and health equity, health policy, and complex policy issues
- Longitudinal Project: Students will be required tocomplete a longitudinal project either individually or in groups. This aspect of the course will be introduced in year 1 and conclude during the spring of year 2.
- Process of Care Clerkship (POCC) - Students will hone their clinical skills and while focusing on the process of Inpatient care, Outpatient care, and Acute and Long-term Care.