Primary Care Program (PCP)


PCP is a primary care track within the KSOM Introduction to Clinical Medicine Program. It offers medical students the opportunity to experience patient care in urban, primarily underserved primary care community care settings with pediatric, family medicine and internal medicine mentors. Students get early “hands-on” experience with patient care, health education and build relationships with patients alongside a community mentor and a primary care ICM mentor. Students receive additional training in nutrition, community-based diabetic education, inter-professional team care, and geriatrics. Additionally, electives are available to these students in homeless, tattoo removal, acupuncture for pain management, and needle exchange program. The PCP forms a community of like-minded students for social events, a retreat, and community networking.

The program (download our informative brochure) supports students in their clinical, leadership and research efforts in primary care during their KSOM training. For an application, FAQ’s and further information, please contact the Primary Care Assistant, Lucy Hernandez lucinahe@med.usc.edu, or the Primary Care Director, Dr.Reilly jmreilly@med.usc.edu,

Download application here
Application Deadline: mid-July 2020
Tel: (323) 442-3072
Email: Kristie.Gordon@med.usc.edu


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