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The Clinical Sciences faculty members are deeply involved in teaching during all four years of the curriculum. The Doctoring Continuum and Clinical Skills and Simulation Center (CSSC) where they teach, interact with and support 1st and 2nd year students. The faculty also provide lectures in Doctoring, Biomedical Sciences (e.g. Physiology, Pharmacology, Neurosciences, etc.) and Medicine and Behavior courses and are involved in small group instruction and clinical skills workshops. Faculty serve as faculty advisors during their first two years and offer mentorship to the students regarding career choices and advise towards residency programs during their clinical years.

Department faculty also serve as advisors to student specialty interest groups and organizations including the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and participate in community service and global medicine activities sponsored through the College of Medicine.Department faculty are also involved in service and administrative activities to the College of Medicine including participation in various committees and task forces including medical student admissions and curriculum.Six Clinical Sceinces faculty serve as Education Directors and implement and oversee the clinical curriculum in seven of the 3rd and 4th year clerkships supported by the Clerkship Directors at the regional campuses located in Daytona Beach, Fort Pierce, Orlando, Pensacola, Sarasota and Tallahassee. Nearly 2,000 Department of Clinical Sciences faculty at the regional campuses actively participate in clinical teaching for the required clerkships and fourth year electives. Those clerkships include:

3rd Year Clerkships

  • Internal Medicine
  • Ob/Gyn
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Surgery

4th Year Clerkships

  • Advanced Internal Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine

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