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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

IDS121D: CMC, CIC, PHD

Friday, May 11 2018 from 8am-12pm: PHD exam 1

  • Friday, June 1, 2018, 12-1pm: Exam viewing for PHD exam 1

Memorial Day holiday: Monday, May 28, 2018

Friday, June 15 2018 from 8am-12pm: PHD exam 2

  • Friday, July 13, 2018, 12-1pm: REMOTE Exam viewing for PHD exam 2

 

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC coordinators: 
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Julie Okwu, 415-290-0790
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569
Laura Burns
Sarah Bingel-McKillips

CIC Coordinator:
Susana Aranas

PHD Coordinator, Amanda Nguyen: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

 

2018-2019

Year 1

Foundations 1 – Year 1 courses Assessments and other important dates Element contacts

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

Thursday, August 30, 2018, 8am-12pm: Ground School anatomy practical

September 3, 2018: Labor Day holiday

Friday, August 31, 2018, 1-5pm: Ground School exam

  • Friday, September 14, 2018, 1-3pm: Exam viewing for Ground School exam

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC coordinators: 
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Julie Okwu, 415-290-0790
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569
Laura Burns
Sarah Bingel-McKillips

CIC coordinator: 
Susana Aranas

Ground School coordinator, Neha Kapoor: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

ARCH Week coordinator: 
Stephanie Kaner, MEd

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

Friday, October 12, 2018, 1-2:30pm: ABC 1 anatomy practical

Friday, October 19, 2018, 8:30am-12:30pm: ABC 1 exam

  • Friday, November 2, 2018, 1-2:30pm exam viewing for ABC 1 exam

Friday, November 9, 2018, 8:30am-12:30pm: H&I exam

  • Friday, November 30, 2018, 1-2:00pm exam viewing for H&I exam

November 12, 2018: Veterans Day holiday

November 22-23, 2017: Thanksgiving holiday

Monday, December 10, 2018, 8:30am-12:30pm: ABC 2 exam

  • TBD: exam viewing for ABC 2 exam

December 11-14, 2018​: CMC Winter Clinical Skills Exam

December 17, 2018-January 6, 2019: Winter Break

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC coordinators: 
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Julie Okwu, 415-290-0790
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569
Laura Burns
Sarah Bingel-McKillips

CIC coordinator: 
Susana Aranas

ABC 1&2 coordinator, Eric Woodruff:
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

H&I coordinator, Neha Kapoor: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

ARCH Week coordinator: 
Stephanie Kaner, MEd

IDS 123A: Inquiry Immersion

Assessment dates TBD

Faculty directors 

Inquiry Immersion coordinator: 
Matt Trojnar, MPA

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

TBD: REGN OEQ Exam 1

TBD: REGN Anatomy Practical

TBD: REGN OEQ Exam 2

TBD: CMC Spring Clinical Skills Examination

TBD: H&S OEQ Exam

TBD: CBSE

February 18, 2019: Presidents Day holiday

March 29, 2019: Cesar Chavez, Sr. Day holiday

 

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC coordinators: 
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Julie Okwu, 415-290-0790
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569
Laura Burns
Sarah Bingel-McKillips

CIC coordinator:
Susana Aranas

REGN coordinator, Cindy Chu: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

H&S coordinator, Neha Kapoor: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

ARCH Week Coordinator: 
Stephanie Kaner, MEd

Year 2 

Foundations 1 - Year 2 Courses Assessments and other important dates Element contacts

IDS 122A: CMC, CIC, Life Stages

Friday, August 31, 2018, 1-5pm: Life Stages anatomy practical

Friday, September 7, 2018, 8:30am-12:30pm: Life Stages exam 1

  • Friday, September 21, 2018, 3-4pm: Exam viewing for exam 1

Monday, September 3, 2018: Labor Day holiday

Friday, September 28, 2018, 8:30am-12:30pm: Life Stages exam 2

  • Friday, October 12, 2018, 1-2pm: Exam viewing for exam 2

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC coordinators: 
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Julie Okwu, 415-290-0790
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569
Laura Burns
Sarah Bingel-McKillips

CIC coordinator: 
Susana Aranas

Life Stages coordinator, Cindy Chu: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

IDS 122B: CMC, CIC, BMB

Friday, October 19, 2018, 1-5pm: BMB anatomy practical

Monday, October 22, 2018, 8:30am-12:30pm: BMB exam 1

  • Friday, November 2, 2018, 1-2pm: Exam viewing for exam 1

October 30-November 15, 2018: CMC MS2 Clinical Skills Examination

Monday, November 12, 2018: Veterans Day holiday observed

Friday, November 16, 2018, 8:30am-12:30pm: BMB exam 2

  • Thursday, November 29, 4-5pm: Exam viewing for BMB exam 2

November 19-23, 2018: Thanksgiving vacation

MS2s are also required to attend a CMC Poster Symposium (for more details, see the forum post here):

  • Wednesday, October 3, 3-4:30pm: ZSFG CMC HSI Poster Symposium
  • Thursday, November 8, 10am-2pm: SFVAHCS QI Symposium
  • Wednesday, November, 28, 3:30-5:30pm: CMC HSI Poster Symposium

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC coordinators: 
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Julie Okwu, 415-290-0790
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569
Laura Burns
Sarah Bingel-McKillips

CIC coordinator: 
Susana Aranas

BMB coordinator, Alissa Boado: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

ARCH Week Coordinator: 
Stephanie Kaner, MEd

IDS 122C: CMC, CIC, ARCH Week 4, DR

November 27, 28, 29, 2018, 8am-1:30pm: CBSE during ARCH Week 4

Friday, December 21, 2018, 10am-12pm: DR exam

Faculty directors 

Coordinators:

CMC coordinators: 
Kristin Casey, 415-741-7347
Julie Okwu, 415-290-0790
Patricia Ramirez, 415-279-4569
Laura Burns
Sarah Bingel-McKillips

CIC coordinator: 
Susana Aranas

DR coordinator, Alissa Boado: 
fscoursecoordinator@ucsf.edu

Last updated: March 19, 2018

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