LOCATION: Clark K. Sleeth Family Medicine Center, University Town Center - Morgantown WV; Approved Community of Choice
PRECEPTOR: Treah Haggerty, MD
DURATION: 4 weeks minimum
OFFERED: Blocks 2-12
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 1 student
STATUS: Elective - Rural Scholars Only
- Introduce students to concept of Community-Oriented Primary Care (COPC).
- Help students identify a specific community need that will serve as the basis of a COPC project to be undertaken during the three year Family Medicine Residency.
- Expose students to the broad array of community-based services that have an impact on the health of the community and the individual.
- Introduce students to the interdisciplinary approach to solving community health issues.
- Reinforce acquired student skills in the areas of epidemiology and evidence-based medicine.
Methods to Achieve Objectives
- Active self-directed learning in community setting.
- Weekly personal meeting with preceptor.
- Daily E-Journaling.
- Community meetings.
- Online research activities.
Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria
- Critique of detailed written proposal outlining COPC project. Includes needs assessment, research of literature and evidence-based support for the project.
- Preceptor directed feedback and summative evaluation.
Contact Ms. Holly Maroon, email@example.com two weeks prior to rotation start date. (304) 598-6919, Extension 2.