Core Site: A Core Site is a location where a student is assigned for third and fourth-year clinical clerkships/rotations. Core Sites are supported through numerous health care facilities and clinics at each location to provide clinical experiences.
Community-Based Clinical Training: Community Based Clinical Training offers students the opportunity to learn from physicians and medical personnel located at each core site to gain a greater understanding of the dynamics of the doctor-patient relationship in that community.
Medical Education Director: The Medical Education Director (MED) manages the core site and its operation, as well as directing interaction with the College regarding student performance.
Core Site Coordinator: The Core Site Coordinator (CSC) coordinates the day-to-day activities of students, such as preceptor assignment, evaluations, lectures, and COMAT exams.
Regional Coordinator: The Regional Coordinator (RC) coordinates core site development and assists core site staff in managing students’ educational experiences.
Preceptors: Preceptors provide excellent learning opportunities in clinical settings and deliver quality assessments of students throughout their clinical training.
Residents: Residents are medical school graduates pursing specialized training prior to being board certified to practice independently as a physician.