U of L Graduate Medical Education now includes more than 50 residency and fellowship programs in more than 10 urban and rural hospitals and clinics.
Non clinical Education
The Office of Graduate Medical Education also supports non-clinical instruction. The Professional Practitioner is a 3-part non-clinical curriculum for all U of L residents, designed to instruct them in three important areas.
- Residents as Teachers, offered in PGY 1, was piloted in 2007, and is well established. It is offered each spring.
- Residents & Scholarly Activity (PGY 1 and/or PGY 2) was piloted in 2011 and takes place each fall.
- Residents in Business (offered in PGY 2 or 3) preceding residents’ final year, was piloted in 2013 and takes place each summer.
The Graduate Medical Education Research Team is available to support faculty and residents with instructional design and program evaluation projects including program studies for presentations and/or publication. The team can also assist with survey design.
Photo courtesy of Pradip Patel, MD