GPS: Growth of the Physician Scientist

Credits: 0 CREDITS (2P+2B)
Director(s): Daniel Solomon
Prerequisites: None
Offered: Longitudinal Course, August - June.
Location: HMS - Harvard Medical School (0)
Open to Exclerks: No (HMS only)
Description: Description: Growth of the Physician-Scientist (GPS) is an integrated curriculum designed to support the personal and professional transformation from student to physician-scientist. The course builds on the themes of patient care, community, mentorship and role modeling, and reflective practice. Students will participate in a series of modules that are designed to expose them to the intersection of research and patient care.
Incorporation of Basic Science Content and Evidence-Based Medicine:
The course is designed to connect science to clinical care and innovation. By exposing students to clinical experiences early in their medical school careers, they will be able to understand the importance of asking good research questions to have an impact on clinical care, and a deeper understanding of how clinical research is incorporated to medical practice.
Grade Criteria:
Satisfactory: Attendance, participation, completion of reflection papers

Unsatisfactory: Not attending, not participating, not turning in papers