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Education

This committee, led by Robert Hirschtick, MD, focuses on apprising faculty of educational opportunities within the medical school and Internal Medicine residency. Click the drop down arrows for more details on each opportunity.

 M1/M2 Student Clinicals

Teach communication skills, history-taking and physical exam to group of four to eight students as a clinical education center skills session preceptor. 

  • One, two-hour session every week (or every other week)
  • M1: Monday or Tuesday or Wednesday or Thursday, 1 to 3 p.m. from August to May
  • M2: Monday or Tuesday or Wednesday or Thursday, 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. from August to March

Learn more on the MD program site 

 Medical Decision Making

Lead small groups in the decision making process. 
  • M1: There are 14 one-hour sessions spread over 10 months. Sessions are broken into two blocks, starting in August and January. You can sign up to be a sub, do a full block or both blocks. The small group sessions are from 3 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, approximately every other week.
  • M2: Largely student-led sessions that focus on critical appraisal of the literature.

Time Commitment 

  • M1: There are 16 one-hour sessions spread over 10 months. You can do blocks of as few as five to seven sessions or all them. The small group sessions are from 3 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, approximately every other week.
  • M2: Seven, 90-minute student led sessions. Small group sessions occur on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., once a month.

Learn more on the MD Program site

 Research Day

Participate in Department of Medicine Research Day by mentoring and guiding residents with their research. To learn more about Research Day, click here.

 Seminar Series on Research Grants

Host, provide feedback and guidance on research grants while improving students writing skills. Time commitment is flexible dependent on the project. 

 Student and Trainee Interviews

Assist, mentor and guide during interviewing processes.

 Physician Assistant Grand Rounds

Opportunities may include mentoring and guiding physician assistants with their grand rounds.

 Health Equity and Advocacy

Lead small groups in discussion topics that include: social, environmental, behavioral determinants of health and disease; healthcare delivery; health promotion/disease prevention; individual, community, public and global healthcare. 

  • Opportunity to teach throughout the curriculum in one-hour time blocks
  • Small group discussion guides will be provided, so no content expertise required

Learn more on the MD program site 

 Professor Rounds

Participate as a guest speaker on various Professor Rounds. 

 Professional Development (Ethics)

Lead small groups in: 

  • Ethics-based discussions (Ethics in Action)
  • Personal Awareness and Self-Care discussions (Personal Transition to the Profession)

Time Commitment

  • (EIA) M1: One-hour session per month (M, T, W or Th), from 3:00 to 4:00 pm, February through April
  • (EIA) M2: One-hour session per month (M, T, W or Th), from 1:00 to 2:00 pm, September through December.
  • (PTTP) M1: One-hour session per month (M, T, W or Th), from 3:00 to 4:00 pm, September through May.
  • (PTTP)M2: One-hour session per month,(M, T, W or Th) from 1 to 2:00 pm, September to March.
  • (PTTP) M3: 90-minute session, once per month on Friday afternoon, 4:00 to 5:30 pm.

Learn more on the MD Program site

 Problem Based Learning

Lead/facilitate small group discussions about health care disparities, social determinants of health and health advocacy. Small group discussion guides will be provided for each session, so no content expertise required.

  • M1: One, one-hour session in January (Cardiovascular-Blood Module); 9 to 10 a.m.
  • M3: Three separate one-hour sessions over one year (Interdisciplinary Curriculum - IC2); Friday from 1 to 2 p.m.

Learn more on the MD Program site

We welcome all members who are interested in joining this committee. We will work with the respective Course Coordinators to assess the needs for each opportunity listed above (if applicable).

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