Vermont Integrated Curriculum
Level 1 - Foundations
Level 1 is the foundation of the educational program and features the development of fundamental science knowledge and clinical skills in a clinically relevant context. Initial courses in the fundamentals of medical science are followed by a series of organ system-based courses.
Highlights of Level 1 - Foundations
- Leadership Development - Professionalism, Communication & Reflection- encourages professional development through collaborative group learning activities linking personal experience, cultural awareness, leadership topics, and concurrent VIC course content.
- Clinical Skills - Doctoring in Vermont - allows students travel to a community preceptor's office and practice examination and interviewing skills under direct supervision.
- Community Engagement - Public Health Projects -are carried out in Vermont communities and enable students to apply the principles and science of public health to these needs in the community.