tracks & special programs department
The Tracks and Special Programs Department provides and administrates all additional programs that are offered to all RVU students aimed at enhancing the core curriculum. Currently this department offers 7 three and half year Tracks in the following subject areas; Global Medicine, Rural & Wilderness Medicine, Physician Scientist, Urban Underserved, Digital Health, Long Term Care, and Academic Medicine and Leadership.
Single semester Elective courses are also offered during the year, which cover topics such as Humanities in Medicine, Medical Spanish, and Global Medical Outreach. The department continues to develop additional learning opportunities for all RVU students. All students in good academic standing as per the student handbook are eligible to apply to/enroll in these courses.
We provide students with optional, credit earning courses that cover topics beyond that of the regular core curriculum.
Department Admins: email@example.com
Department Chair: Dr. Camille Bentley DO, MPH, FACOFP: at firstname.lastname@example.org
Colorado Campus, Pod B
President, Hands for Health Foundation, Aurora, CO.
Use this to get approval for extra credit in your track.
View this email from Dr. Bentley for details.
TRACK STUDENTS - Use this link to complete the form for your track.
Tracks are open to second semester first year students and run through the remainder of their education.
Dr. Cole Zanetti email@example.com
Dr. Camille Bentley - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Vickie Roettger - email@example.com
Rural & Wilderness Medicine
Dr. Dave Ross - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Rebecca Ryznar - email@example.com
Dr. Jean Bouquet firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Jen Fisher email@example.com
Academic Medicine & Leadership
Dr. David Park firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Regan Stiegmann email@example.com
Dr. Jan Pryor firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Mark Wardle email@example.com
Dr. Amanda Brooks firstname.lastname@example.org
Long Term Care Medicine
Dr. David Crimin email@example.com
Rural & Wilderness Medicine
Dr. Andy Nigh firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Thomas Bigham email@example.com
Electives are open to all students, from any program who are in good standing. Course offerings may change due to enrollment, location, or fluency (Medical Spanish). Please understand that as we add new courses, we may not be able to run every course every semester.
To register for an elective, email the course director. They will work on filling their classes and when their roster is finalized, they will work with the Registrar to get students officially enrolled.
Graphic Novels & Medicine
Dr. George firstname.lastname@example.org
History of Medicine
Ms. Fisher - email@example.com
Dr. Elizabeth George - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Mark Wardle - email@example.com
Medicine in Film
Dr. An Dang - firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Joe Richard - email@example.com
A couple of new electives are also in the works ... stay tuned!
Medical Spanish Elective -
Mark Wardle, DO, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thomas Bigham, DO email@example.com
Fundamentals of East Asian Medicine Elective -
Keith Bodrero, DO firstname.lastname@example.org
Janene Borandi, DACM email@example.com
NOTE - Registration begins in mid-September and mid-January