The Scholar’s Workshop is a continuous course, spanning all four years of the medical school curriculum. The design of the course is based on the recognition that, in order to thrive in 21st Century medicine, two attributes are necessary: (1) the skills of critical thinking, and (2) proficiency with an enduring a set of tools. The tools help students interact with information and systems. In the Scholar’s Workshop kit are the tools of:
This course is about demonstrating the knowledge and skills acquired during the M1 and M2 years of Scholars Workshop by the completion of an independent Capstone Project. Each of the Scholars Workshop domains will be illustrated in the work of the Capstone Project. Students will reinforce their knowledge and skills during plenary sessions and they will practice and integrate the diverse domains listed above in the creation and implementation of the Capstone Project and in clinical rotations.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: