The Scholarly Concentration (SC) program is a required, structured program of study in the Medical Student Curriculum that promotes in-depth learning and scholarship. The SC's provide medical students with faculty-mentored scholarly experiences in areas of individual interest combined with structured coursework (12 units) to support this scholarship. The program has 18 areas of study, including 8 foundation areas, and 10 application areas. This component of the MD curriculum develops critical thinking, skills in evaluation of new data, and hands-on experience with the methods by which new scholarly information is generated.
The Scholarly Concentration program has 18 areas of study, including 8 foundation areas, and 10 application areas. All students must select one of the 8 foundation areas, which are designed to develop skills and tools that can be applied to important problems in health care.
The program is supported administratively by the Office of Medical Student Research and Scholarship (OMSRS) in the Office of Medical Education (OME).
updated March 2023