A day in the life of a medical student
Throughout medical school, medical students learn in a variety of environments such as classrooms, small groups, testing sites, clinical skills workshops, primary care practicums, hospitals, and clinics. In addition to learning in a wide array of settings, learning takes place from a variety of teachers, including faculty, lecturers, instructors, physicians, residents, fellows, and fellow classmates. Regardless of the environment where a student is learning or who they are learning from, a learning environment should be physically safe, psychologically secure, beneficial to the student, and with an overall sense of encouragement for the student’s learning. Additionally, evaluation of the learner should be fair, impartial, objective, and unbiased.
We invite you to explore the new Learning Environment resource page, developed to provide information and links to tools such as the Learning Environment Feedback Tool, and details about the response process. Read More
Our alumni community helps to create the exceptional environment for learning, collaboration and lifelong connection that exists within the UW Medicine community among students, alumni, faculty, residents and other UW School of Medicine supporters.
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