This department provides and administrates all additional programs that are offered to all RVU students aimed at enhancing the core curriculum. Currently RVUCOM offers 7 – four year Tracks in the following subject areas; Global Medicine, Rural Medicine, Physician Scientist, Urban Underserved, Long Term Care, and Academic Medicine. Single semester Elective courses are also offered during the year, which cover topics such as Humanities in Medicine, Integrative 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/enroll in these courses.
Any questions please contact:
Department Chair, Dr. Camille Bentley DO, MPH, FACOFP: at firstname.lastname@example.org
Colorado Campus, Pod B
President, Hands for Health Foundation, Aurora, CO.
Tracks are open to second semester first year students and run through the remainder of your education.
Dr Bentley email@example.com
Dr LaPorta firstname.lastname@example.org
Rural & Wilderness Medicine
Dr Ross email@example.com
Dr Ryznar firstname.lastname@example.org
Miss Jen Fisher email@example.com
Dr Qam Choudhury firstname.lastname@example.org
Academic Medicine & Leadership
Dr Park email@example.com
Dr Pryor firstname.lastname@example.org
Long Term Care Medicine
Dr Crimin email@example.com
Dr. LeBaron firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Nigh email@example.com
Dr Wells firstname.lastname@example.org
Electives are open to any student in good standing and passed the first semester of their education. Course offering 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.
Graphic Novels & Medicine (fall and spring)
Dr George email@example.com
History of Medicine (fall and spring)
Miss Fisher firstname.lastname@example.org
Medical Spanish (fall and spring)
Medical Spanish Elective (Enrollment starts in mid January), Mark Wardle, DO, email@example.com
Comparative Health Care Professions and Practices Elective (Enrollment starts in mid January) Clyde Jensen, PhD., firstname.lastname@example.org