Family Medicine

Preclinical (Year 1 & 2)

Overview

First and second-year medical students will learn about doctor-patient interaction, patient-centred care, and put into practice the history and physical exam skills learned in other components of Physicianship. This early experiential learning in a community physician office allows the learner to apply critical thinking skills to 'real-life' clinical context. First-year students attend eight half-day sessions, and second-year medical students attend eight half-day sessions over their academic year.

Longitudinal Clinical Experience in Family Medicine

The Department of Family Medicine Undergraduate program coordinates the Longitudinal Clinical Experience (LCE) for Year 1 and Year 2 medical students. In LCE, first and second-year medical students will learn about the doctor-patient interaction, patient-centred care, and put into practice the history and physical exam skills learned in other components of physicianship. This early experiential earning in a community physician office allows the learner to apply critical thinking skills to 'real-life' clinical contact. First-year students attend eight half-day sessions, and second-year students attend eight half-day sessions over their academic year.

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Bora Kim
 
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