October 22, 2012 – December 21, 2012
Melissa McNeil, MD
Department of Medicine
This course is dedicated to teaching the art and science of performing a physical examination.
The goals of the course are for students:
Faculty for this course are from the department of Medicine and from the senior medical student class. Small-group practice sessions are facilitated by 42 fourth-year medical students who have volunteered to teach and have had instruction in teaching methods.
|Lectures||Small-group practice sessions||Standardized-patient examinations|
Evaluation for this course is based on effort and preparation for the physical examination sessions, and on the score on the checklist used to evaluate the standardized patient examination session.
Grading: This course comprises 50% of the grade for Introduction to Patient Care Block, Section 1. Grading for the block section is Satisfactory, Unsatisfactory.
Course Director Melissa McNeil, MD, is a recipient of the Kenneth E. Schuit Master Educator Award, the Donald S. Fraley Award for Medical Student Mentoring, and multiple Excellence in Education Awards for Small Group Facilitator. In addition, Dr. McNeil is a member of the UPSOM Academy of Master Educators.