UIC's urban medicine program's longitudinal community rotation: Preparing physicians to practice in urban underserved communities
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Other professions or practice related to public health
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related education
Identify the components and competencies of a special curricular program in public health as part of the UIC medical school curriculum. Articulate challenges and opportunities of longitudinal nonclinical community rotations for medical students. Interpret qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods designed to assess UMed student learning outcomes, as well as the impact of student community placements on community agencies and their clients.
Keyword(s): Community Health Programs, Education
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have a PhD in medical ethnobotany and a postdoctoral fellowship in public health. I have served as the Assistant Director of the Urban Medicine Program at the UIC College of Medicine for 3 years. I am also faculty in the UIC Department of Medical Education. I have been involved in the development and evaluation of the UMed curriculum, as well as Co-Investigator for our grants and Co-author of our publications.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.