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Foundations 1 Course Information

The dates below are for general information and planning purposes. All dates are subject to change, and students must log in to iROCKET to view personal calendars. Assessments take place at different times on these days, and for assessments that occur over multiple days, such as the CMC Clinical Skills Exams or CBSE, students will be assigned to one session during the assessment dates. Students must consult their iROCKET schedule or contact the element coordinator for the most current timing before making any travel plans during assessment dates. Until specific assessment times are releasedstudents should not plan travel on assessment days.

UCSF is committed to providing equal access to students with documented disabilities. To ensure your access to this course and to the program, students with disabilities may contact Student Disability Services (SDS). There you can engage in a confidential conversation about the process for requesting reasonable accommodations in the classroom and clinical settings. Accommodations are not provided retroactively. Students are encouraged to register with SDS as soon as they begin the program. More information can be found online or by contacting SDS at 415-502-6595, studentdisability@ucsf.edu.

2017-2018

Year 1

Foundations 1 – Year 1 Courses Assessments and other Important Dates Element Contacts

IDS 121A: CMC, CIC, Ground School, ARCH Week 1

August 31, 2017, 8am-12pm: Ground School anatomy practical

September 4, 2017: Labor Day holiday

September 1, 2017, 8:30am-12:30pm: Ground School exam

 

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC site coordinators:
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569

CIC coordinator:
Amanda Nguyen

Ground School coordinator: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

ARCH Week coordinator: 
Stephanie Kaner, MEd, 415-307-4287

IDS 121B: CMC, CIC, ABC 1, H&I, CIC, ABC 2, ARCH Week 2

September 29, 2017, 1-3pm: ABC 1 anatomy practical

October 20, 2017, 8:30am-12:30pm: ABC 1 exam 

November 8-9, 2017: H&I exam

November 10, 2017: Veterans Day holiday

November 22-24, 2017: Thanksgiving holidays

December 8, 2017, 8:30am-12:30pm: ABC 2 exam

December 11-14, 2017: CMC Winter Clinical Skills Examination

December 18, 2017-January 7, 2018: Winter Break

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC site coordinators: 
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569

CIC coordinator: 
Amanda Nguyen

ABC and H&I coordinators: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

ARCH Week coordinator: 
Stephanie Kaner, MEd, 415-307-4287

IDS 123A: Inquiry Immersion

Assessment dates TBD

January 15, 2018: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Faculty directors 

Inquiry Immersion coordinator: 
Matt Trojnar, MPA

IDS 121C: CMC, CIC, REGN, H&S, ARCH Week 3

February 23, 2018, 8:30am-12:30pm: REGN OEQ Exam 1

February 23, 2018, from 1-5pm: REGN Anatomy Practical

March 15, 2018, 8:30am-12:30pm: REGN OEQ Exam 2

March 27-April 12, 2018: CMC Spring Clinical Skills Examination

April 6, 2018, 8:30am-12:30pm: H&S OEQ Exam

April 10-12, 2018, 8am-1:30pm: CBSE

February 19, 2018: Presidents Day holiday

March 30, 2018: Cesar Chavez, Sr. Day holiday

April 16-20, 2018: Vacation

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC Site coordinators: 
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569

CIC coordinator: 
Amanda Nguyen

REGN and H&S coordinators: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

ARCH Week Coordinator: 
Stephanie Kaner, MEd, 415-307-4287

IDS121D: CMC, CIC, PHD

Assessment dates TBD

Memorial Day holiday: May 28, 2018

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC Site Coordinators: 
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569

CIC Coordinator: 
Amanda Nguyen

PHD Coordinator: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

 

Year 2

Foundations 1 - Year 2 Courses Assessments and other Important Dates Element Contacts

IDS 122A: CMC, CIC, Life Stages

August 25, 2017, 1-5pm: Life Stages anatomy practical

September 1, 2017, 1-5pm: Life Stages exam 1

September 4, 2017: Labor Day holiday

September 22, 2017, 8:30am-12:30pm: Life Stages exam 2

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC site coordinators: 
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569

CIC coordinator: 
Matt Trojnar

Life Stages coordinator: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

IDS 122B: CMC, CIC, BMB, ARCH Week 4

October 16, 2017, 8am-12pm: BMB exam 1

October 16, 2017, 1-5pm: BMB anatomy practical

October 31-November 16, 2017: CMC MS2 Clinical Skills Examination

November 10, 2017: Veterans Day holiday

November 13, 2017, 8:30am-12:30pm: BMB exam 2

November 14-16, 2017, 8am-1:30pm: CBSE

November 20-26, 2017: Vacation

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC site coordinators: 
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569

CIC coordinator: 
Matt Trojnar

BMB coordinator: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

IDS 122C: CMC, CIC, DR

December 15, 2017, 10am-12pm: DR exam

December 18, 2017-January 7, 2018: Winter Break

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC site coordinators: 
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569

CIC coordinator: 
Matt Trojnar

DR coordinator: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

Last updated: August 11, 2017

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