These 10 critical content areas are carefully sequenced and monitored across the curriculum by faculty experts in these areas.

The 10 UW School of Medicine and Public Health threads are:

  • Ethics
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Health information technology
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Interprofessional health and team-based care
  • Patient care
  • Professionalism and lifelong learning
  • Public health
  • Quality improvement and patient safety
  • Scientific inquiry

Thread directors

Scott Mead, MD

Department of Medicine

Thread director of ethics, health information technology, interpersonal and communication skills, patient care, professionalism and lifelong learning