Advanced Competency

The Advanced Competency in Humanism and Professionalism is a medical student elective offered in the fourth year of medical school.

This seminar course invites discussion on relevant topics in humanism and professionalism including the role of servant leadership in today’s medical environment, defining the elements of professionalism, understanding the humanistic model of care, and exploring meaning and purpose in a life in medicine.

Seeking a role as a medical educator in today’s challenging environment means creating humanistic environments in hospitals and health care sites, and sharing our medical experiences with a community of compassionate and caring physicians.