Academic Colleges Curriculum

Pre-Clerkship I College Sessions

  • Introduction to Colleges
  • Wellness
  • Check-In Rounds
  • LOOC Correlation – Clinical Reasoning
  • Interdisciplinary Teamwork (IPE)
  • College Winter and Summer Olympics

Physical Examination

  • General Appearance and Vital Signs
  • HEENT Exam
  • Pulmonary Examination
  • Cardiovascular Examination
  • Abdominal Examination
  • Musculoskeletal Exam – Upper & Lower Extremities, Back
  • Dermatology Exam and Findings
  • Practice Physical Exam I

Hospital Visits

  • Hospital Visit with Mentor – History Focus
  • Hospital Visit with Mentor – Physical Exam Focus
  • Hospital Visit
  • Psychiatric Patient Interviews
  • Newborn Nursery Visit
  • Nursing Home/Assisted Living Visit

Skills Clinics

  • Patient History & Basic Communication Skills
  • Social and Spiritual History, Cultural Medicine
  • Advanced Communication Skills
  • Sexual History
  • Challenging Interviews
  • Disclosing Medical Error (IPE)

Case-Based Learning

  • Cardiovascular
  • Respiratory
  • Renal

Human Behavior

  • Senior Mentors

Ethics

  • Scholastic Integrity & Collegial Relationships

Pre-Clerkship III College Sessions

  • Welcome Back
  • Wellness
  • College Winter and Summer Olympics

Physical Examination

  • Ophthalmoscopy Course
  • Neurological Examination
  • Exam Specific Refresher – Symptom Driven Examinations

Hospital Visits

  • Hospital Visit
  • Psychiatric Patient Interviews
  • Obstetrics and Gynecological Examination
  • Nursing Home/Assisted Living Visit

Case-Based Learning

  • Gastrointestinal

Human Behavior

  • Child Volunteers
  • AA Volunteers

Academic College Clerkship Sessions

  • Vital Report Rounds
  • Wellness

Academic College Clerkship and Post Clerkship Period

Clerkship I and Fourth-year students interested in teaching are paired with mentor groups to provide peer mentoring of physical exam, clinical skills, and professional development.