Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
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Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Updated: 10/12/2012 - A list of directors, co-directors, student advisors and military medicine advisors who have been named to lead the new modules in the pre-clerkship curriculum is also available. (Module Leadership Chart)
Updated: 01/10/2013 - The timeline developed to chart the progress of the components of the curriculum reform effort has been updated. We will continue to do so as milestones are achieved so there will be an easy way to see where USUHS is in the curriculum reform process: (Curriculum Reform Timeline)
Updated: 01/11/13 - The most up-to-date version of the proposed outline developed by the curriculum reform committees for the new curriculum is available. Here is this work in progress: ( Overview of New Curricular Design)
Updated: Jan 2013 - Hour-by-hour schedules of each module in the new curriculum can be found on the "New Curriculum" page under "Pre-Clerkship Period." Upcoming modules are always being fine tuned, so please check back to keep up with changes. For modules using the Google calendar, changes appear as the Google calendars are updated. Modules without a Google calendar yet will have changes posted regularly to the web as they are updated.
Pre-Clerkship Module Descriptions, Goals & Objectives (24 Dec 2012)
Pre-Clerkship Governance Plan through Aug 2013 (05 May 2011)
Pre-Clerkship Governance Plan as of Aug 2013 (03 Jan 2013)
The major objectives of the post-clerkship period are to prepare students for graduate medical education (residency) and to advance clinical decision making skills as students move from being able to report medical information to being able to interpret information in the interest of managing patient care (RIME model of medical education).
The planning document below lays out the over-arching goals and vision statement for the period, with information on the "micro-modules" proposed for the advanced didactics phase of the curriculum and a tentative calendar.
Post-Clerkship Planning Document (23 Jan 2013)
A faculty update on the USU Curriculum Reform project on Feb 23, 2012 focused on progress made so far in the pre-clerkship curriculum, including input from students; and a look ahead to plans for the summer service-specific experiences, the clerkships, and beyond. Faculty and staff will be addressing the challenges still to come in the ongoing revision and review process.
CR Update - Faculty Assembly (23 Feb 2012)