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CUNY School of Medicine

Determine how this school is partnering with community health centers to create meaningful roles for medical students.
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A female medical student measures the blood pressure of a senior patient.

Joined January 2016

The CUNY School of Medicine is partnering with community health centers to create meaningful roles, including patient navigators, health coaches and assistants who monitor patient quality measures, for medical students in ambulatory settings.

2017 Spring Consortium Meeting

Poster presented: Growing Our Own: Partnering With Health Care Centers to Educate Practitioners for the 21st Century

Need/gap addressed: Preparing students to be health care practitioners in the 21st century, helping them appreciate the role of the medical home, demonstrate the reward in primary care, integrate students into health care teams and provide longitudinal outpatient role models/mentors for students.


Principal investigator: Erica Friedman, MD
Deputy dean

The AMA awarded each consortium member a grant for its transformative medical education projects in key innovation areas.

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