You will see patients under the supervision of physicians with a proven track record for excellence in patient care, some are Head of their departments and Chair of sections, some are even on residency program faculty and program directors.
You will learn how the United States Health Care system works – by learning the way to talk and interact with patients, formulate notes, assessment, and Rx plans. You will also get familiarized with EMR systems of record keeping. This will help you get the strongest possible letter of recommendation.
You will improve your oral communication skills by presenting patients to your attending physicians daily. You will also be able to refine your skills in public speaking by presenting topics to your physician preceptor. Your patient notes that will be reviewed by your physician preceptor, allowing you to hone the written communication skills. You’ll learn to practice evidence-based medicine (EBM) and Electronic Medical Records (EMR). These are the qualities most residency selection committees and the program directors are looking for.
The specifics of your involvement will vary from one rotation site to another. We have Physicians who engage students in a variety of ways that is appealing to the residency program directors. At the end of the rotations, you get an excellent letter of recommendation from our preceptors. Some of our students also engage in a clinical research program along with the clinical elective program facilitating them to get two letters of recommendations and research publications in one month.
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