Phase 2 of the ForWard Curriculum is one year of clinical rotations. This consists of four 12-week thematic blocks that integrate clinical care, basic science and Thread areas.
Phase 2 blocks
Care Across the Life Cycle
Care Across the Life Cycle centers on the care of vulnerable patient populations across the lifespan.
Chronic and Preventive Care
Chronic and Preventive Care identifies the roles of physicians, interdisciplinary providers, health care systems and communities in screening, treating and preventing common, chronic conditions.
Acute Care focuses on assessing patients with urgent medical conditions, providing acute inpatient care and transitioning patients to other care settings or home.
Surgical and Procedural Care
Surgical and Procedural Care concentrates on the care of adults and children undergoing an operation or procedure, including the perioperative preparation, operative care and post-operative care.