Joined January 2016
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is expanding on the patient-navigator model to develop medical students' ability to work as part of interprofessional teams in patient-centered medical home practices. The teams manage and assess the needs of a panel of 20 patients within each practice.
2017 spring consortium meeting
Poster presented: Teaching Health System Science Through Longitudinal Patient & Medical Student Navigation Partnerships
Need/gap addressed: Health system science is needed in the pre-clerkship curriculum, but has been difficult to integrate into a crowded curriculum in a meaningful way.
Principal investigator: Patricia Thomas, MD
Vice dean, medical education