Office of Medical Education

EMET Highlight: Underserved Health Care

Enhanced Medical Education Tracks are in-depth areas of study developed to enhance the required medical school curriculum.  The tracks are challenging and address specific topics in more detail than what is provided during the required curriculum. The Underserved Health Care track aims to enhance students’ competency in providing healthcare to underserved populations.  Students in this track will acquire the skills and knowledge to effectively provide health care to this population by exploring their personal attitudes and motivation for caring for the underserved, utilizing community resources… Continue Reading

Recruiting PBL Facilitators

Problem-Based Learning Facilitators works with a group of ten to twelve M1 or M2 students to discuss a case and develop a Differential Diagnosis hypothesis.  Information about each case is presented in stages, and the group works together to understand the basic science principles involved. It is preferable that PBL Facilitators commit to an entire case, but the ESO also has an ongoing need for substitutes to fill in should a regular facilitator become ill or otherwise be unable to attend his or her session. … Continue Reading

Recruiting ICE Facilitators

Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE) Facilitators work with the same group of medical students for the first two years of medical school.  They also serve as academic advisers for the students during this time. Small groups consist of two facilitators and meet with nine to ten students throughout the year. Facilitators are not expected to be content experts but are provided a guide to follow and training during a noon meeting prior to each small group session.  Learning in the small group differs from lecture, requiring… Continue Reading