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SCOPE - Year 3 Overview

SCOPE in Year 3

In a typical week, you will spend one half-day in seeing assigned patients.  You will be the primary provider for your patients and are expected to perform all aspects of their care including:

  • Rooming patients & obtaining vitals

  • Performing a history and physical

  • Developing an assessment and plan

  • Presenting to faculty and writing notes

  • Following up on labs and referrals

Other year 3 activities

  • Team meeting for 2 1/2 hours on Fridays (bimonthly) during the academic year with all SCOPE students and faculty

  • Small group "check-in" time

  • Didactics on a clinically relevant topic

  • Other aspects of SCOPE

  • Reflective Essay Assignment, 12 feedback cards from preceptor providing feedback from clinical experiences

You are required to participate in your SCOPE clinic for 11 of the 13 periods in the academic year. You can use your two off-periods as vacation time or to take away electives/clerkships.