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.

2019 spring consortium meeting

Poster presented: Health Systems Science Across the Med Ed Continuum (PDF)

Needs/gaps addressed: 

  • Challenge of teaching practical elements of population health and determinants of health
  • Expands existing community-based experiences as interprofessional teams of students
  • Partnership with MetroHealth System, county/public hospital system, uses EPIC and is rich in data for student use
  • Students address practical issues raised in Block 1 and apply newly acquired population health skills

Principal investigator: Patricia Thomas, MD

Vice dean, medical education

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