Timeline

Timeline

GSP Curriculum Timeline

Pre-Matriculation Summer – Summer prior to entering medical school

July                                         Attend the 3-week summer session which introduces students to a) the basic issues and challenges facing primary care medicine, b) the local community and its needs,  c) the nature of the scholarship project and associated requirements, d) the group community service project e) other GSP students and the GSP faculty and f) a shadowing and preceptorship experience.

Year 1 – Semester 1

August – December              Attend regular bi-weekly GSP curricular and student-faculty lunches

Participate in student-initiated activities such as journal club, a retreat, community service projects, etc.

August – September             Make a brief, 5 minute presentation on a case of interest from the summer preceptorship experience

Meet with GSP mentor

September                             Attend Primary Care Week activities

Contact supervisor at SIM/GSP community service site

October – December             Plan spring SIM/GSP community service activity

Meet with GSP Scholarship Coordinator to discuss scholarship project

Year 1 – Semester 2

January - May                        Attend regular bi-weekly GSP curricular and student-faculty lunches

Participate in student-initiated activities such as journal club, a retreat, community service projects, etc.

January - February               Meet with GSP mentor

Meet with GSP Scholarship Coordinator to refine scholarship project and begin framing it; Discuss scholarship proposal with GSP mentor and receive input.

February – March                 Make application, if necessary, for IRB approval for scholarship project

March                                     Register for MSSRP (Medical Student Summer Research Program)
Students must complete registration with MSSRP according to MSSRP deadlines.

April                                        Develop a timeline with measureable benchmarks for scholarship project and seek approval for timeline from GSP Scholarship Coordinator and GSP mentor

May                                         Attend the 4th year Scholarship Presentation event

May - August                         Set date for Primary Care Week for the coming year; Plan Primary Care Week sessions

 

Summer Between Year 1 & 2 (Between Semesters 2 & 3)

June – July                             Participate in MSSRP; Begin GSP scholarship project and make substantial progress as per timeline agreed upon with GSP Scholarship Coordinator and GSP mentor

Finalize speakers and sessions for Primary Care Week

July                                         Meet with incoming GSP students during the summer session to welcome them; Plan and implement a welcoming activity for new students during summer session; Attend evening welcoming social event

August                                    Meet with GSP administrator to order refreshments for Primary Care Week

Year 2 – Semester 3

August – December              Attend regular bi-weekly GSP curricular and student-faculty lunches

Participate in student-initiated activities such as journal club, a                                                retreat, community service projects, etc.

August-September                Meet with GSP mentor

September                             Implement Primary Care Week and attend sessions

Submit written MSSRP Project Report

October                                  Participate in fall MSSRP Research Symposium poster session. Submit a draft poster to the MSSRP Scholarship Coordinator no less than 2 weeks before the Symposium.

 

Year 2 – Semester 4

 

January - May                        Participate in student-initiated activities such as journal club, a retreat, community service projects, etc. (schedule permitting)

Attend regular bi-weekly GSP curricular and student-faculty lunches (schedule permitting)

Required Curriculum: During semesters 4 – 8 (Year 3 or Year 4)                                             students are expected to complete one of the following and                                                  prepare a brief presentation (10 – 15 minutes) to the rest of the                                            GSP community at a student-faculty lunch session:

 

  1. Read an article on an a primary care related topic and write a 100-200 word review that summarizes the key points and conclusions.  Submit the review to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  2. Compose and submit a letter to the editor on a topic related to primary care.  Send a copy of your letter to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  3. Compose a written (100-200 words) reflection on a meaningful clinical experience. Submit a copy of the reflection to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  4. Select a primary care topic of interest and prepare a brief presentation (10 – 15 minutes) to be presented to the GSP community at a curricular lunch session.
  5. Propose an activity of similar scope and magnitude as the above that would be meaningful and appropriate to share with the GSP community.

 

February                                Meet with GSP mentor

Meet with GSP Scholarship Coordinator to review progress on scholarship project

 

May                                         Attend GSP thesis presentation event (schedule permitting)

 

 

Year 3 – Semester 5

August – December              Attend regular bi-weekly GSP curricular and student-faculty lunches (schedule permitting)

Meet with Scholarship Coordinator to review progress on scholarship project.

Required Curriculum: During semesters 4 – 8 (Year 3 or Year 4)                                             students are expected to complete one of the following and                                                  prepare a brief presentation (10 – 15 minutes) to the rest of the                                            GSP community at a student-faculty lunch session:

 

  1. Read an article on an a primary care related topic and write a 100-200 word review that summarizes the key points and conclusions.  Submit the review to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  2. Compose and submit a letter to the editor on a topic related to primary care.  Send a copy of your letter to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  3. Compose a written (100-200 words) reflection on a meaningful clinical experience. Submit a copy of the reflection to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  4. Select a primary care topic of interest and prepare a brief presentation (10 – 15 minutes) to be presented to the GSP community at a curricular lunch session.
  5. Propose an activity of similar scope and magnitude as the above that would be meaningful and appropriate to share with the GSP community.

 

August – September             Meet with GSP mentor

September                             Attend Primary Care Week activities (schedule permiting)

 

Year 3 – Semester 6

January - May                        Attend regular bi-weekly GSP curricular and student-faculty lunches (schedule permitting)

Required Curriculum: During semesters 4 – 8 (Year 3 or Year 4)                                             students are expected to complete one of the following and                                                  prepare a brief presentation (10 – 15 minutes) to the rest of the                                            GSP community at a student-faculty lunch session:

 

  1. Read an article on an a primary care related topic and write a 100-200 word review that summarizes the key points and conclusions.  Submit the review to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  2. Compose and submit a letter to the editor on a topic related to primary care.  Send a copy of your letter to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  3. Compose a written (100-200 words) reflection on a meaningful clinical experience. Submit a copy of the reflection to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  4. Select a primary care topic of interest and prepare a brief presentation (10 – 15 minutes) to be presented to the GSP community at a curricular lunch session.
  5. Propose an activity of similar scope and magnitude as the above that would be meaningful and appropriate to share with the GSP community.

 

January                                  Register for the 4th year GSP elective: Mindfulness and Motivating Behavior Change

January - February               Meet with GSP mentor

May                                         Attend GSP 4th year Scholarship Presentation (schedule permitting)

 

Year 4 - Semester 7

August - December               Attend regular bi-weekly GSP curricular and student-faculty lunches (schedule permiotting)

Work on final aspects of scholarship project

Required Curriculum: During semesters 4 – 8 (Year 3 or Year 4)                                             students are expected to complete one of the following and                                                  prepare a brief presentation (10 – 15 minutes) to the rest of the                                            GSP community at a student-faculty lunch session:

 

  1. Read an article on an a primary care related topic and write a 100-200 word review that summarizes the key points and conclusions.  Submit the review to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  2. Compose and submit a letter to the editor on a topic related to primary care.  Send a copy of your letter to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  3. Compose a written (100-200 words) reflection on a meaningful clinical experience. Submit a copy of the reflection to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  4. Select a primary care topic of interest and prepare a brief presentation (10 – 15 minutes) to be presented to the GSP community at a curricular lunch session.
  5. Propose an activity of similar scope and magnitude as the above that would be meaningful and appropriate to share with the GSP community.

 

September                             Attend Primary Care Week activities (schedule permitting)

Attend the 4th year GSP elective: Mindfulness and Motivating Behavior Change

September – October                       Meet with GSP mentor

Meet with Scholarship Coordinator to review progress on scholarship project

Year 4 - Semester 8

January - May                        Attend regular bi-weekly GSP curricular and student-faculty lunches (schedule permitting)

Required Curriculum: During semesters 4 – 8 (Year 3 or Year 4)                                             students are expected to complete one of the following and                                                  prepare a brief presentation (10 – 15 minutes) to the rest of the                                            GSP community at a student-faculty lunch session:

  1. Read an article on an a primary care related topic and write a 100-200 word review that summarizes the key points and conclusions.  Submit the review to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  2. Compose and submit a letter to the editor on a topic related to primary care.  Send a copy of your letter to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  3. Compose a written (100-200 words) reflection on a meaningful clinical experience. Submit a copy of the reflection to the GSP administrator via email to be shared with the GSP community.
  4. Select a primary care topic of interest and prepare a brief presentation (10 – 15 minutes) to be presented to the GSP community at a curricular lunch session.
  5. Propose an activity of similar scope and magnitude as the above that would be meaningful and appropriate to share with the GSP community.

 

January                                  Meet with GSP mentor

January – February              Meet with Scholarship Coordinator to finalize scholarship project

January – March 1                Complete scholarship project; Submit written scholarship paper to mentor and review committee by March 1

March – April                         Attend scholarship presentation skills workshop and rehearsal

May                                         Make oral presentation on scholarship project at public Scholarship Presentation event

May 1                                     Submit a copy of final written scholarship project and oral presentation material (e.g. PowerPoint) to GSP administrator by May 1