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Bridges Year in Review Report (2014-2015)
The 45 month curriculum is divided into three phases: Foundations 1 (60 weeks), Foundations 2 (48 weeks) and Career Launch (53 weeks).
Three curricular elements will be woven throughout the three phases: foundational sciences, clinical and systems applications, and inquiry activities.
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Overarching Curriculum Strategies
- early longitudinal immersion in clinical teams with a focus on continuously improving care delivery
- inquiry-focused curriculum that emphasizes asking questions that push the frontiers of science and understanding of human health and disease
- participation in a longitudinal clerkship in health systems
- dedicated time for scholarly projects in one of the core domains of science
- an individualized system of mentorship and advising
- a flexible science-learning environment enabled by online learning tools
- access to progression data with a personalized online dashboard
- opportunities to individualize education for career goals