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MedEx Program

Building blocks of MedEx Academy

The MedEx Academy provides robust and integrated teaching and learning experiences for students. The building blocks listed below provide the foundation for students to experience the “real world” of healthcare and understand their future roles as students, patients, employees and social servants.

  • Academic Guidance: To develop academic and intellectual skills and begin determining an educational path.
  • Career Exploration: To learn about various career opportunities and discuss the steps for entering students’ desired field.
  • Clinical Experiences: To explore different aspects of healthcare through shadowing, simulation, classroom, and hands-on activities.
  • Medical Research: To engage in case studies, publication review, and research Goals to better understand modern medicine.
  • Patient-Centered Learning: To consider the importance of maintaining a good personal state of health and advance their perception of the patient role.
  • Professional Development: To cultivate strong workplace skills, specifically for the healthcare industry.
  • Social Consciousness: To discuss strategies for addressing social determinants of health and pursue opportunities to volunteer in the community.
  • Team-based Leadership: To engage in activities that build camaraderie and progress students’ ability to interact in a team setting.