IMAGE 1: Medical school logo

IMAGE 2: Medical students

Joined September 2013

"The Bridges Curriculum is trying to jump-start the process improvement that we want to see in the health care system using our very, very talented and purpose-driven students."

Catherine R. Lucey, MD

The new University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Bridges Curriculum prepares physicians to achieve competencies needed to promote health and reduce the burden of suffering from illness and disease. The curriculum is crafted to allow students to contribute to improving health care outcomes today while being educated to work within complex systems to improve health care and advance science for future generations of patients.

2017 spring consortium meeting

Poster presented: Clinical Microsystems Clerkship: Early Medical Students’ Contributions to Health Systems Improvement

Need/gap addressed: Earlier exposure to systems skills through interprofessional team projects to address institutional system quality improvement priorities; stronger longitudinal mentorship.

PDF: Poster: Clinical Microsystems Clerkship

LINK: Transforming medical education

VIDEO: Transforming medical education at University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

IMAGE 3: Principal investigator: Catherine R. Lucey, MD, Vice dean, education

IMAGE 1: Medical school logo

IMAGE 2: Medical students

Joined September 2013

"The Bridges Curriculum is trying to jump-start the process improvement that we want to see in the health care system using our very, very talented and purpose-driven students."

Catherine R. Lucey, MD

The new University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Bridges Curriculum prepares physicians to achieve competencies needed to promote health and reduce the burden of suffering from illness and disease. The curriculum is crafted to allow students to contribute to improving health care outcomes today while being educated to work within complex systems to improve health care and advance science for future generations of patients.

2017 spring consortium meeting

Poster presented: Clinical Microsystems Clerkship: Early Medical Students’ Contributions to Health Systems Improvement

Need/gap addressed: Earlier exposure to systems skills through interprofessional team projects to address institutional system quality improvement priorities; stronger longitudinal mentorship.

PDF: Poster: Clinical Microsystems Clerkship

LINK: Transforming medical education

VIDEO: Transforming medical education at University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

IMAGE 3: Principal investigator: Catherine R. Lucey, MD, Vice dean, education

IMAGE 2: Medical students

University of California San Francisco Medical Students
University of California San Francisco Medical Students

VIDEO: Transforming medical education at University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

Transforming medical education at University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

IMAGE 3: Principal investigator: Catherine R. Lucey, MD

Vice dean, education
Catherine R. Lucey, MD
Catherine R. Lucey, MD, of the UCSF School of Medicine.

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