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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Exploring Medicine: Health Care Careers and Culture in NYC

January 22–May 10, 2019

Schedule

(Subject to change)

Class time

  • You’ll spend Mondays (4:00–6:00 p.m.) in lectures and discussions with the program director, Sam Beck, and faculty from Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian.

Hospital rotations

  • You’ll spend a minimum of two additional afternoons a week (4:00–6:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday) shadowing doctors in a variety of specialties.

Sample schedule

This sample schedule for the first five weeks of the program is based on a student doing Wednesday and Friday rotations.

Week 1

Monday

  • Lecture/Discussion: Introduction to Experiential Learning
    Sam Beck, PhD, Program Director

Wednesday

  • Adult Emergency Room

Friday

  • Burn Center Clinic

Week 2

Monday

  • Lecture/Discussion: Preparing for Medical School

Wednesday

  • Integrative Medicine

Friday

  • Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Week 3

Monday

  • Lecture/Discussion: Preventative Integrative Medicine
    Dr. Alka Gupta

Wednesday

  • Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy

Friday

  • Pediatric Emergency Room

Week 4

Monday

  • Lecture/Discussion: Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    Dr. Shari Platt

Wednesday

  • Adult Emergency Medicine

Friday

  • Burn Center

Week 5

Monday

  • Lecture/Discussion: Social Determinants of Health
    Dr. Susana Morales

Wednesday

  • Integrative Medicine

Friday

  • Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery