Medical Education Longitudinal Elective

Credits: 2 CREDITS (Non-Clinical Elective)
Director(s): Jeremy Richards, Andrea Schwartz
Prerequisites: HMS Principal Clinical Experience
Offered: September-April
Location: HMS - Harvard Medical School (0)
Open to Exclerks: No (HMS only)
Description: The goals of the Medical Education Longitudinal Elective are to develop the teaching skills of medical students at HMS and to prepare them for careers that include the education of patients, students, and/or colleagues. The core of the elective experience will consist of at least 20 hours of direct teaching in one or more settings (the “Teaching Field Experience”). Students must also complete all sessions in the Fundamentals of Medical Education Seminar Series, observation of one HMS master teacher and one other near peer teacher, observation of their teaching by their faculty supervisor, and both a final reflection and a final experiential product. 8 required seminars, monthly on Thursday’s from 6-8p (dates TBD
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