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LTC - Available UT only

This track provides students with specialized training and experience in longitudinal medical care meeting the growing demand for physicians who are capable of leading in quality management of longitudinal care services.

Students will learn various, multi-faceted topics in the continuity of Post-Acute, Long-Term Care, End-of Life Care, and Palliative and Hospice Care.  Students are assigned a nursing home resident and will actively participate in the longitudinal care that patient, developing long-term relationships as health advocates for wellness. This hands-on experience allows students the opportunity to help their patients achieve the healthiest, highest quality of life possible. 

The track will be a continuum of 2 consecutive semester courses starting in the second semester of the first year. There will be an application process for this track, and its educational objectives and contents will be in addition to the required core curriculum.