Medical Student Coaching Program
This Physician Development Coaching program is an integrated and essential element of the medical school curriculum supporting individual student wellness, and academic success. It serves as a resource to direct and connect medical students with the tools and people that they need to be successful in their time in medical school and future careers. This unique program is designed to cultivate a new generation of empathetic, engaged, and resilient physicians positioned to transform patient care. This nine-month program is designed develop knowledge and skills that will better prepare faculty to serve as academic coaches to undergraduate medical students. The program is intended to provide a firm grounding in coaching methodologies, using the ICF core competencies, team-formation, student services, medical student wellness, and effectively managing students in distress. Faculty will participate in structured faculty development curriculum, educational activities and scholarly work related to academic and professional identity formation coaching of undergraduate medical students.