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College of Human Medicine New Curriculum Development, Summer 2013
During the 2013-2014 academic year, the College of Human Medicine (CHM) at Michigan State University (MSU) began the process of designing a new curriculum in order to address potential gaps in knowledge and clinical skills, as well as to respond to current and expected changes in the field of healthcare. The new curriculum is geared toward the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and competencies in the context of clinical experience. It is expected that an earlier exposure to clinical experience will enable students to more intuitively relate basic science knowledge to the clinical and social skills required for patient care. The new curriculum will be implemented starting fall of 2015.
Part of the process of designing the new curriculum included the planning and implementation of a pilot. The planning for this Early Clinical Experience (ECE) pilot took place in May and June 2013, and the pilot course took place July 8- August 16, 2013. A cohort of 21 students (14 prematriculants and 7 rising second year students) was selected to participate in the pilot.
For many years, faculty at the Center for Ethics and the Life Sciences (CEHLS), where I currently work as a graduate assistant, have contributed to the CHM curriculum through semester long courses, guest lectures, and workshops. In the current curriculum, CEHLS faculty are responsible for the design, delivery, and assessment of the Social Context of Clinical Decisions (SCCD) content. This content is currently delivered mainly through four core courses in the second block (year two) of the curriculum: Medical Ethics, Health Policy and Integrative Experience, Medical Humanities, and The Virtuous Physician Core Competency. In the new curriculum, SCCD content is expected to transition to the new model that integrates the teaching of basic skills and knowledge with clinical experience. In order to prepare for this, CEHLS faculty designed and implemented a SCCD module for the Early Clinical Experience (ECE) pilot.
For the ECE pilot, I worked with CEHLS faculty Tom Tomlinson and Libby Bogdan-Lovis to develop a syllabus for the SCCD content. I also assisted in delivering this content and assessing students during the implementation phase. The ECE Pilot core team met on a weekly basis from May 13 to August 15, 2013. A “wiki” was used to document the planning process, and as a repository of materials to be potentially used either for the ECE pilot, or in the new curriculum. The SCCD topics selected for the pilot were: Privacy and Confidentiality, Sharing Stories, and Touch and Touching in the Clinical Setting.