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  • 1. Primary Care College Jodi Friedman, M.D. Chair Arthur Gomez, M.D., Alice Kuo, M.D. & Daniel Lee, M.D. Associate Chairs
  • 2. Mission
    • To support students who are:
    • considering a career in primary care.
    • seeking a solid foundation in general clinical medicine.
  • 3. Typical Careers
    • Family Medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Internal Medicine
    • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    • Pediatrics
    • Psychiatry
  • 4. Foundations Week
    • PCC Foundations Week Curriculum designed by incoming class with the help of suggestions from the prior class.
    • Goal to provide advance training in areas perceived to be “under-taught” in first 3 years of medical school or important in sub-internships and residency.
  • 5. Foundations Week 2007
    • Success in the 4 th Year - Resident panel
    • Diagnostic Imaging
    • Practical Dermatology
    • In-House Emergencies
    • Geriatric/Pediatric Emergencies
    • Ventilator Management
    • EKG Interpretation
    • Pain Management
    • Simulator Sessions
  • 6. Electives
    • No required electives. Advisors provide a list of recommended electives that can be tailored to the student’s individual needs or interests.
    • Students are encouraged to participate in international or “away” electives during their 4 th year. A special elective in cross cultural medicine in rural Jamaica has been designed for PCC students.
  • 7. Community Service
    • Clinical or academic longitudinal experience that serves community. May include teaching activities, research or direct patient care. Minimum equivalent of 6 half-day sessions over course of year.
    • Clinical experiences with underserved populations
      • UMMA Clinic
      • Union Rescue Mission
      • Salvation Army Clinic
      • Venice Family Clinic
      • Nursing Home Clinic
      • Prenatal Clinic
    • Teaching Assistantship (Doctoring 4), PBL
    • Mentored research or special project
  • 8. Dinner Seminars
    • Required to attend at least 6 sessions :
    • Career & Residency Planning
    • Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry
    • Complementary Medicine and Nutrition
    • Geriatrics
    • International Health
    • Pediatrics
    • Public Health & Care for Underserved Populations
    • Sports Medicine
    • Women’s Health
  • 9. Creative Project
    • Required presentation of creative or “scholarly project” at Senior Scholarship Day. May include:
    • Original research
    • Case presentation/clinical vignette
    • Curricular innovation
    • Community outreach
  • 10. Mentoring & Advising
    • Organized structure of mentoring and support . (Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Med-Peds, Psychiatry and Ob-Gyn)
    • 4th year schedule and electives
    • Residency application and interviews
    • Special electives or away electives
    • Creative projects
    • Student Scholarship Day poster or presentation
    • Career planning
    • Senior Thesis
    • General advice and guidance
  • 11. Dates
    • College selection deadline March 1
    • 4 th year schedule planning March 26
    • 4 th year schedules due April 1
    • Foundations Week July 7-11