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