Medical Student Education - Community-Based Education
Clinical teaching for our courses takes place in the offices of primary care and family practice preceptors. These preceptors see their patients in a variety of settings – small office, large group practice, community health center and academic health center. Most of the preceptors practice away from the Texas Medical Center and give students the opportunity to see medicine practiced in community-based settings.
Many of these preceptors are volunteer faculty who are willing to open their offices to students. They are dedicated physicians and often involved in their communities. They provide you with the opportunity to see how medicine is practiced away from the academic tertiary care center and are happy to include you in all aspects of their practice and daily lives.
Primary care preceptors are used for the Patient, Physician and Society course. Family physician preceptors are used for the Core Clerkship in Family and Community Medicine and electives.
Carolyn Olson is the Coordinator for Community-Based Education. Please contact her for any questions regarding your preceptor assignment for either of these courses.
Community-Based Education Coordinator
William Huang, M.D.
Clerkship in Family and Community Medicine and Electives
Director, Predoctoral Programs
Director, Family and Community Medicine Clerkship
Delbert Dennis Myers, M.D.
Assistant Course Director, PPS I and II