UTMB Fourth Year Ambulatory Community Selective
The Ambulatory Community Selective (ACS) is a required course for all fourth
year UTMB medical students. Students choose one of 14 available
disciplines to complete this course. The entire course is 4
weeks with a volunteer community teaching physician.
MD or DO
Board certified in the
specific discipline chosen
Current license to practice in Texas
No disparaging marks on the Texas State
Anesthesiology (Pain Management), Dermatology, Family Medicine, Internal
Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences,
Orthopaedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry &
Behavioral Sciences, Radiation Oncology and Surgery.
Preceptor commitment per student
4.5 days each week for 4 weeks
UTMB ACS Website
A syllabus for each discipline can be found on this website.
Student Evaluation Form
Completed student evaluations should be returned to UTMB Community
Education Specialist Sommer Madrigal in Galveston. Evaluations may be submitted
via fax to (409) 772-6565 or via e-mail at
A list of frequently asked questions by UTMB ACS Preceptors.
If you are interested in teaching medical students for the UTMB
4th Year Ambulatory Community Selective (ACS), please contact