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KCUMB's Office of Community Clinical Education administers all student clinical training programs offered through the KCUMB curriculum.
The electives program prepares students for clinical practice through elected experiences that complement and extend the training gained in required core clerkships. These elected experiences will facilitate broad-based reflection on career goals and choice while also enhancing skills in patient assessment, evaluation and treatment.
Electives are generally completed as full-block experiences and are awarded five semester credits. Students may obtain special permission to participate in up to two two-week electives and be awarded 2.5 semester credits for each experience.
* IDIS 400 - Clinical Independent Study (E)
This clerkship is designed to provide students with an opportunity for independent study in areas of medical education, clinical practice, research, or investigational inquiry. An application and approval of the study project by the Associate Dean of Curricular Affairs or Executive Vice President for Academic & Medical Affairs, Provost & Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine is required. 5 semester credits
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