Education and Training
Department of Medicine faculty play an active role in the education of medical students, contributing nearly a quarter of the total teaching effort for medical students, a larger share than any other single department.
Department of Medicine faculty have designed and actively direct some of the most highly evaluated courses in the School of Medicine.
Faculty also serve the medical school in the form of additional leadership and education responsibilities, including:
- Directing three of the five major blocks and 17 of the 29 courses offered within the School of Medicine curriculum
- Directing multiple clerkships, including:
- Adult Inpatient Medicine Clerkship
- Combined Ambulatory Medicine and Pediatrics Clerkship
- Acting Internship in Internal Medicine
- Medical Intensive Care Unit Clerkship
- Preceptoring and mentoring students throughout their four years of medical school
- Engaging in interdisciplinary training programs, involving pharmacy, nursing, and advanced practice provider students, in addition to medical students
- Service to the School of Medicine as Advisory Deans, Assistant Dean for Scholarly Projects, and participation on the curriculum and admissions committees.
- Memberships in the Academy of Master Educators
Faculty are also committed to research education in a number of ways:
- Directing the Clinical Scientist Training Program
- Teaching the majority of this program’s clinical and translational curriculum
- Actively participating as mentors for medical students’ research projects, on dissertation committees, and in MD and PhD education projects