Foundations 1 Electives
The list below documents electives that change from quarter to quarter. This is a partial listing; additional electives may be advertised on separate announcements or offered by other schools.
Supervised Study and Laboratory Project Course Offerings: Please see the Registrar's Course Catalog.
Sign up for Electives via your online study list on Registrar's SAA Portal.
*Review MD Competencies referenced in elective listings:
- Patient Care (PC)
- Medical Knowledge (MK)
- Practice-Based Learning & Improvement (PBLI)
- Interpersonal & Communication Skills (ICS)
- Professionalism (Prof)
- Systems-Based Practice (SBP)
Pathways to Inquiry referenced in elective listings:
- Clinical & Translational Research (CTR): Clinical and translational research that improves health and relieves suffering. Broad range of research areas linking laboratory discoveries to medical advances that improve health for individuals and populations.
- Global Health (GH): Decreasing the health inequities and disparities in populations throughout the world.
- Health and Society (H&S): Advance health by engaging society, such as health disparities, policy, social and behavioral science, leadership and advocacy, community engagement.
- Health Professions Education (HPE): Develop innovators, scholars, and leaders in the field of health professions education.
- Molecular Medicine (MMP): Clinical practice combined with disease-oriented laboratory research in areas such as immunology, microbiology, pharmacology, neuroscience, human genetics.
Inter-Professional Level of Learning2 referenced in elective listings: Adapted by Dr. Susan Hyde from Reeves S, Lewin S, Espin S, Zwarenstein M (2010) Interprofessional Teamwork for Health and Social Care. Blackwell-Wiley, London.
- Interprofessional Education (I): Members (or students) of two or more health and/or social care professions engage in learning with, from and about each other to improve collaboration and the delivery of care.
- Multiprofessional Education (M): Members (or students) of two or more professions learn alongside one another; in other words, parallel rather than interactive learning.
- Uniprofessional Education (U): Education that is undertaken by individuals within the same profession.
See current electives listed here