Doctor of Medicine and Master of Surgery (M.D.,C.M.) Medicine (200-204 credits)

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Offered by: Medicine     Degree: MDCM

Program Requirements

Conferral of the M.D., C.M. degree follows successful completion of the 4 curricular components of the MD, CM Program: Fundamentals of Medicine and Dentistry (year 1 and the first part of year 2), Transition to Clinical Practice (second part of year 2), Clerkship (years 3 and 4) and Physicianship (longitudinal throughout all 4 years). Program objectives are based on clinical presentations and competencies essential to the practice of medicine, as defined by Canadian authorities (e.g. Medical Council of Canada, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the College of family Physicians of Canada). Graduates are expected to be able to function responsibly, in a supervised clinical setting, at the level of an “undifferentiated" physician (see http://www.mcgill.ca/ugme/mdcm-curriculum-joint-programs).

Note: The M.D., C.M. graduate may apply for a license only to practice medicine in a supervised (postgraduate residency training program)
setting, and not for independent practice.

Required Courses (200 credits)

Fundamentals of Medicine and Dentistry

  • INDS 111 Molecules to Global Health (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to the scope of medical and dental practice, from the molecular to global health. Basic principles of pathology and pharmacology, concepts of disease, and the role of the physician and dentist in the Canadian health care system.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 112 Respiration (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of respiratory system diseases as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to pulmonary disease will be introduced to students.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 113 Circulation (8 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of cardiac and circulatory diseases and elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to cardiac disease.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 114 Digestion and Metabolism (8 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary diseases and metabolic disorders as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to these conditions.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 115 Renal (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of renal diseases and electrolyte disorders as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to renal diseases.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 116 Defense (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of infectious diseases, immunological disorders, and diseases of the skin as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to these conditions.

    Terms: Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 117 Infection (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of endocrine disorders as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to these conditions.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 118 Movement (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of disorders of bones, joints, muscles and peripheral nerves as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to these conditions.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

  • INDS 123J1 Research Fundamentals 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to use of biomedical databases and/or social sciences to identify a body of scientific/scholarly literature; to articulate answerable research questions and hypotheses; and to design research plans related to a selected scientific question.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 123J2 Research Fundamentals 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to use of biomedical databases and/or social sciences to identify a body of scientific/scholarly literature; to articulate answerable research questions and hypotheses; and to design research plans related to a selected scientific question.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 123J3 Research Fundamentals 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to use of biomedical databases and/or social sciences to identify a body of scientific/scholarly literature; to articulate answerable research questions and hypotheses; and to design research plans related to a selected scientific question.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. program only.

    • Prerequisite: INDS 123J2

  • INDS 124J1 Longitudinal Family Medicine Experience (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to primary care exposure and opportunity for clinical correlation with themes introduced in the FMD classroom. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to practice history-taking and physical examination skills in a clinical setting.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Each M.D.,C.M. medical student will be paired with a Family Physician preceptor and will attend patient sessions starting in the first month of medical school.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. program only.

    • Students must also register for INDS 124J2 and INDS 124J3

    • No credit will be given for this course unless INDS 124J1, INDS 124J2 and INDS 124J3 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • INDS 124J2 Longitudinal Family Medicine Experience (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to primary care exposure and opportunity for clinical correlation with themes introduced in the FMD classroom. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to practice history-taking and physical examination skills in a clinical setting.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Each M.D.,C.M. medical student will be paired with a Family Physician preceptor and will attend patient sessions starting in the first month of medical school.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. program only.

    • Prerequisite: INDS 124J1

    • Students must register for INDS 124J3

    • No credit will be given for this course unless INDS 124J1, INDS 124J2 and INDS 124J3 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • INDS 124J3 Longitudinal Family Medicine Experience (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to primary care exposure and opportunity for clinical correlation with themes introduced in the FMD classroom. Furthermore, students will have the opportunity to practice history-taking and physical examination skills in a clinical setting.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Each M.D.,C.M. medical student will be paired with a Family Physician preceptor and will attend patient sessions starting in the first month of medical school.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. program only.

    • Prerequisite: INDS 124J2

    • No credit will be given for this course unless INDS 124J1, INDS 124J2 and INDS 124J3 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • INDS 125J1 Reflection and Evaluation 1

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Development of lifelong learning skills; promotion of the integration cumulative knowledge through self-reflection and understanding of the clinical correlation of the factual biological and social sciences learned in INDS 111, INDS 112 and INDS 113.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 125J2 Reflection and Evaluation 1

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 125J1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 125J3 Reflection and Evaluation 1

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 125J1 for course description.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 211 Reproduction and Sexuality (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of normal sexual and reproductive function and diseases of the reproductive organs as well as relevant elements of the physical examination and clinical interview.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs that have passed all courses within Promotion Period I.

  • INDS 212 Human Behaviour (12 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to anatomy, physiology, pathology, and therapeutics of psychiatric disorders and diseases of the central nervous system as well as elements of the physical examination and clinical interview relevant to these conditions.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only that have passed all courses within Promotion Period I.

  • INDS 223 Research Fundamentals 2 (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Continuation of the research project. Students are required to meet with their chosen investigators once a week as a team to discuss their areas of research.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Students are expected to acquire data weekly for their chosen research project.

    • Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. program only.

  • INDS 225 Reflection and Evaluation 2

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Development of lifefong learning skills; promotion of the integration of cumulative knowledge through self-reflection and understanding of the clinical correlation of the factual biological and social sciences learned in INDS 211 and INDS 212.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. program only.

Transition to Clinical Practice

  • ANAE 301 TCP Anesthesia (2 credits)

    Offered by: Anaesthesia (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Anaesthesia : This two-week required course exposes students to Anesthesia through lectures, simulated activities and supervised participation in perioperative patient care. Learning experiences relate to the basics of resuscitation, pain management, and preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative anesthesia care. Students will demonstrate understanding of clinical applications of pharmacology and physiology.

    Terms: Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • FMED 301 TCP Family Medicine (3 credits)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Family Medicine : In this three-week course, students will build upon their knowledge of Family Medicine through a series of structured learning activities, coupled with organized clinical sessions highlighting the importance of interdisciplinary care. The various elements of this course will prepare students for clerkship by furthering their understanding of primary care, patientcentered care, and the organization of the Quebec health care system.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • IMED 301 TCP Internal Medicine (7 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Internal Medicine : In this seven-week course, students build on communication and physical examination skills introduced in previous courses, develop diagnostic reasoning skills (including problem formulation and differential diagnosis) and expand their knowledge of clinical problems common to Internal Medicine. Students participate in bedside and seminar small group sessions with tutors, casebased discussions, and group teaching sessions. Students also perform history and physical examinations on patients, submit case reports with discussions of relevant pathophysiology and present patient cases orally to their tutors. Students use their own patient cases and those of their peers to generate and act on personal learning opportunities.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • INDS 224J1 Community Health Alliance Project - C.H.A.P (0.67 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Requires critical reflection on social diversity, determinants of health, and the rewards of community engagement. Students will be required to attend bi-monthly visits with a community group placement site. Based on these community placements and exposure during Fundamentals of Medicine and Dentistry, students will work together on a small group project during Transition to Clinical Practice.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 224J2 Community Health Alliance Project - C.H.A.P (0.67 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 224J1.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 224J3 Community Health Alliance Project - C.H.A.P (0.67 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 224J1.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 305 Transition to Clerkship (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : This one-week course is designed to prepare students for the start of Clerkship by helping them navigate the challenges associated with this transition. Students will engage in plenary sessions, selective small group session, and online modules in which they will reflect on their professional identity formation, practice essential clinical skills, and develop an awareness of the vital role of the clinical clerk within the healthcare team. By the end of the course students should feel more confident in taking on the role of a clinical clerk.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • INDS 323 TCP Integrated Assessment

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : This course includes integrated assessments, designed to assess the student's integration of content learned in the context of different clinical disciplines and in the longitudinal curricular themes. Assessments include End-of-Block written examinations, an Integrative TCP OSCE and a Progress Test. These assessments are clinically grounded, and together assess the student’s ability to integrate the knowledge, communication skills, physical examination skills, professionalism, and collaboration learned and consolidated throughout the various TCP courses.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • NEUR 301 TCP Neurology (2 credits)

    Offered by: Neurology and Neurosurgery (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Neurology and Neurosurgery : During this two-week course, students will develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required to diagnose and treat patients with common neurological problems. Students will also gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the various health professionals involved in the treatment of neurological patients, and an appreciation for how these individuals work together as a team to provide effective and efficient care. In addition, students will have opportunities to discuss the various integral roles of a physician, as defined by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s CanMEDS framework.

    Terms: Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • OPTH 300 TCP Ophthalmology (1 credit)

    Offered by: Ophthalmology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Ophthalmology : This one-week course will teach the basics of ophthalmology through lectures and clinical encounters, with focus on the following topics: acute and chronic visual loss, trauma to the eye, the red eye and eye manifestations of systemic diseases (e.g. hypertension, diabetes). Students will learn basic eye exam skills, including how to assess visual acuity and use an ophthalmoscope and slit lamp.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • PAED 301 TCP Pediatrics (2 credits)

    Offered by: Pediatrics (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Paediatrics : This two-week course provides the student with basic principles of pediatric care including pediatric-specific history-taking and physical exam skills as well as approach to common pediatric problems. Through structured learning activities, clinical encounters and self-directed learning, students will develop knowledge and skills that will prepare them for Clerkship.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Note: One half-day per week for a duration of seven weeks

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • RADD 301 TCP Radiology (1 credit)

    Offered by: Diagnostic Radiology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Radiology (Diagnostic) : This one-week course will introduce students to imaging of the common and important conditions of the chest, abdomen, musculoskeletal and neurological systems as well as pediatric-related pathologies. Through small group session and clinical apprenticeship sessions with technologists, residents and radiologists, students better understand how medical images are acquired in each modality and how they are interpreted by the radiologist.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • SURG 301 TCP Surgery (4 credits)

    Offered by: Surgery (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Surgery : During this four-week course, students will build on history-taking and physical examination skills, develop diagnostic and clinical reasoning skills, and expand their knowledge of surgery-related problems. The student will also learn the pathophysiology of surgical conditions and practice procedural skills relevant to the practice of surgery.

    Terms: Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students in the M.D., C.M. program.

Clerkship

  • ELEC 400 Elective 1 Clerkship (4 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Elective : Four (4) week clinical rotations.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • ELEC 401 Elective 2 Clerkship (3 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Elective : Four (4) week clinical rotations.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: Good standing in M.D.,C.M. Program.

  • ELEC 402 Elective 3 Clerkship (3 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Elective : Four (4) week clinical rotations.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: Good standing in M.D.,C.M. Program.

  • ELEC 403 Elective 4 Clerkship (3 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Elective : Four (4) week clinical rotations.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ELEC 400.

    • Restriction: Good standing in M.D.,C.M. Program.

  • ELEC 404 Elective 5 Clerkship (3 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Elective : Three (3) week clinical elective course.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ELEC 400.

    • Restriction: Good standing in M.D.,C.M. Program.

  • FMED 405 Family Medicine Clerkship (8 credits)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Family Medicine : The overall purpose of this eight-week course is to acquaint students with the principles of family medicine. During the course, students work as part of a team, whose members may include a staff physician, a family medicine nurse and several residents. Specific clinical experiences in the disciplines of otolaryngology (OTL) and dermatology, relevant to the practice of family medicine, are included. The role of the family physician in the care of patients with mental illness is highlighted.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • IMED 401 Internal Medicine Clerkship (8 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Internal Medicine : The main goals of the internal medicine clerkship are to further develop the student’s ability to function as an increasingly independent, but supervised and safe, clinician in an interprofessional health care team. Students learn, while practicing, both for and from patients. Students, under the supervision of residents and attending physicians, are responsible for performing and documenting histories, physicals, lab and radiology data summaries, and patient problem lists for newly admitted patients, as well as patients being seen in consultation in the outpatient and non-internal medicine ward settings; and the ongoing care, management, follow-up and discharge planning of patients in each of the above settings.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • IMED 407 Geriatric Medicine Clerkship (4 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Internal Medicine : The goal of the UGME curriculum in geriatrics is to provide the foundation for competent, compassionate care of older patients, particularly the frail elderly. The Geriatric Medicine clerkship will emphasize the medical basis of Geriatric Medicine and the differences in medical care for frail older patients. It will provide students with an intensive clinical experience in a variety of Geriatric Medicine settings, including clinic, day hospital, emergency department and ward settings as well as an opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary team.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • INDS 408 Emergency Medicine Clerkship (4 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : During this Senior Clerkship course, students are expected to apply and build on skills that they have learned during Core Clerkship courses. In the Emergency Medicine Clerkship, students have the opportunity to evaluate a large variety of undifferentiated patients presenting with a wide spectrum of complaints. They function as fully integrated members of the healthcare team, responsible for direct patient care with direct supervision by attending physicians and/or senior emergency medicine residents. Students are also encouraged to take part in all academic activities of the department, such as morbidity and mortality rounds and journal clubs.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 421 Transition to Residency (8 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : This course comprises three main themes: Transition through licensure (i.e. Medical Ethics and Law, LMCC Review); Transition through practice (i.e. Early Recognition of and Response to Acutely Deteriorating, Advanced Communication Skills); and Transition through reflection (i.e. Medicine and Society, student wellness).

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • INDS 423 Clerkship Integrated Assessment 1

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : This course includes integrated assessments that will occur longitudinally throughout the rotations in core clerkship and at the end of each of the 3 core clerkship blocks. During each rotation student’s performance in the clinical setting will be assessed using a work-based assessment tool that will focus on all of the competencies in a stage-appropriate way. At the end of each block, students will sit a written test, i.e. the progress test. A progress test is a test that is representative of all the knowledge domain of a curriculum and is sat by classes at different stages of the curriculum. Each test will have the same blueprint which will represent a broad sample of the knowledge base of the curriculum as a whole. The tests will aim to assess knowledge application rather than solely recall.

    Terms: Summer 2018, Winter 2018, Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • INDS 424 Clerkship Integrated Assessment 2

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : This course includes integrated assessments that will occur during the senior clerkship. The students will sit two progress tests of which one will be formative and one summative. A progress test is a test that is representative of all the knowledge domain of a curriculum and is sat by classes at different stages of the curriculum. Each test will have the same blueprint which will represent a broad sample of the knowledge base of the curriculum as a whole. The tests will aim to assess knowledge application rather than solely recall. The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) will consist of simulated situations to assess competencies (integration of knowledge, skills and attitudes). They will also complete an integrated OSCE.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • INDS 426 Putting It All Together: Basic Science, Medicine and Society (6 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : The course will start with a week of core Basic Science Consolidation teaching followed by 3 weeks of Science and Social Studies of Medicine Selective Seminars. This course is a made-at-McGill solution to a societal problem of training all physicians, including those who do not intend to have university-based careers, to have a clear grasp of evidence based medicine, modern biomedical sciences and transitional medicine before the start of residency. As students will have completed their clinical clerkship courses prior to attending this course, this is an excellent opportunity to remind them of basic science principles and concepts and relate these to the clinical setting. In this course, students will also be focus on more complex clinical judgment which is centered on the particular encounter of doctor and patient, medical judgment broadens the context to include other kinds of “particulars” and other individuals – families, cultures, political actors, the law, institutions and their leaders, researchers, and even journalists.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • INDS 427 Public Health and Preventive Medicine Clerkship (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : The Public Health and Preventive Medicine (PHPM) Clerkship Course in 4th year of clerkship is an innovative opportunity for students to learn from physician role models who are dedicated to improving the health of vulnerable and marginalized patients and populations. During the 1-week PHPM Clerkship Course, students will reflect on how the principles of public health and preventive medicine were manifest in their preceding clinical elective. Reflection will be supplemented by formal teaching sessions, selfdirected readings and collaborating with peers.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • OBGY 401 Obstetrics and Gynecology Clerkship (6 credits)

    Offered by: Obstetrics & Gynecology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology : During the obstetrics and gynecology course, students will participate in a variety of experiences to learn the knowledge, skills and attitudes relevant to health care for women. The major goals of the clerkship are to introduce students to the broad range of skills and knowledge encompassed in the specialty of obstetrics and gynecology; to demonstrate the interrelationship of specialty and primary care in the care of women across the life span; to provide students with the ability to address common inpatient and outpatient health problems of women; and to demonstrate the obstetrician-gynecologists’ interactions with other providers of medical care to achieve optimal benefit in the care of women.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • PAED 401 Pediatrics Clerkship (6 credits)

    Offered by: Pediatrics (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Paediatrics : The course will cover aspects of growth, perinatology, morbidity-mortality in pediatrics, infections in children, and neurologic, physical and psychological development. The course will include participation in the medical assessment and management of children, supplemented by didactic teaching and self-directed learning.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • PSYT 401 Psychiatry Clerkship (8 credits)

    Offered by: Psychiatry (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Psychiatry : The psychiatry clerkship is designed to provide students with the core knowledge and skills required to understand and assist patients and families with either psychiatric illness, or overwhelming emotional distress. It also provides students with an understanding of the complex interplay between psychiatric and non-psychiatric illness, and the need to be aware of medical illness in patients presenting with psychiatric symptoms, and vice versa. Students at all training sites will receive the equivalent of 8-weeks of training in psychiatry, where they will be exposed to the principles and practice of child and adult psychiatry through their work in a variety of clinical settings, in addition to participating in core learning sessions and independent learning activities. The complementary roles of the family physician and the psychiatrist in the care of patients with mental illness will be highlighted.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restrictions Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • SURG 402 Surgery Clerkship (8 credits)

    Offered by: Surgery (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Surgery : During this course, students will participate in the care of surgical patients under the supervision of residents and attending staff. Students are expected to perform and document patient interviews and physical examinations, prioritize differential diagnosis for common and urgent problems seen in surgery, and practice developing management plans for common surgical problems. Students will participate in activities of the surgical outpatient and inpatient services.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Registration(s): Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

Physicianship

  • INDS 119J1 Clinical Method 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to medical interviewing and communication skills using the Calgary-Cambridge approach, to foundational physical examination skills and writing case history using the McGill Case Report template.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

    • Students must also register for INDS 119J2 and INDS 119J3.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless INDS 119J1, INDS 119J2 and INDS 119J3 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • INDS 119J2 Clinical Method 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to medical interviewing and communication skills using the Calgary-Cambridge approach, to foundational physical examination skills and writing case history using the McGill Case Report template.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

    • Prerequisite: INDS 119J1

    • Students must register for INDS 119J3

    • No credit will be given for this course unless INDS 119J1, INDS 119J2 and INDS 119J3 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • INDS 119J3 Clinical Method 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Introduction to medical interviewing and communication skills using the Calgary-Cambridge approach, to foundational physical examination skills and writing case history using the McGill Case Report template.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. and D.M.D. programs only.

    • Prerequisite: INDS 119J2

    • No credit will be given for this course unless INDS 119J1, INDS 119J2 and INDS 119J3 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • INDS 122J1 Physician Apprenticeship 1 (0.67 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : This course will guide and mentor students in their transition from laymanship to physicianship. It will promote professionalism, the healing role of the physician, a patient-centered approach and self-reflection.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 122J2 Physician Apprenticeship 1 (0.67 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 122J1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: INDS 122J1

    • Students must also register for INDS 122J3

    • No credit will be given for this course unless INDS 122J1, INDS 122J2 and INDS 122J3 are all successfully completed in consecutive terms

    • Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. program only.

  • INDS 122J3 Physician Apprenticeship 1 (0.67 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 122J1 for course description.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: INDS 122J2

    • No credit will be given for this course unless INDS 122J1, INDS 122J2 and INDS 122J3 are all successfully completed in consecutive terms

    • Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. program only.

  • INDS 219 Clinical Method 2 (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Medical interviewing and communication; physical examination, including communication across social distances and boundaries, along with cultural distances, patient safety issues and conducting a full physical examination.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Open to students in the M.D.,C.M. program only.

  • INDS 222J1 Physician Apprenticeship 2 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : This course continues to build on Physician Apprenticeship 1, guiding and mentoring students as they continue their transition to physicianship.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 222J2 Physician Apprenticeship 2 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 222J1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 222J3 Physician Apprenticeship 2 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 222J1 for course description.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 300 Mindful Medical Practice - Transition to Clinical Practice (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : Knowledge, attitudes, and skills of professionalism, whole person care, and Physicianship as expressed in the particular behaviours of a mindful practitioner. An emphasis will be placed on the emergent developmental process of seeing "self as a physician".

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Only open to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • INDS 302 Medical Ethics and Health Law (1.5 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : The objectives of this course are to familiarize students with the basic ethical and legal issues and problems arising in clinical medicine and to develop the skills needed to identify and resolve ethical dilemmas. Emphasis is placed on the following subjects: informed consent, risk disclosure, patient competence, confidentiality, research ethics, discontinuing life support, physician impairment, and ethics in the team context.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • INDS 320J1 Formation of the Professional and Healer (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : The transition from pre-clinical to clinical education can be challenging for students as they adjust to their new roles and responsibilities. The course is based on the teaching and learning of a number of inter-related concepts (e.g. resilience, self-care, and compassion fatigue) that are relevant to the continued development of an identity as a professional and healer.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Students must also register for INDS 320J2 and INDS 320J3.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless INDS 320J1, INDS 320J2 and INDS 320J3 are all successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • INDS 320J2 Formation of the Professional and Healer (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 320J1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: INDS 320J1.

    • Students must also register for INDS 320J3.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless INDS 320J1, INDS 320J2 and INDS 320J3 are all successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • INDS 320J3 Formation of the Professional and Healer (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 320J1 for course description.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: INDS 320J2.

    • No credit will be given for this course unless INDS 320J1, INDS 320J2 and INDS 320J3 are all successfully completed in consecutive terms.

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students enrolled in the M.D., C.M. program.

  • INDS 322J1 Physician Apprenticeship 3 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : This course continues to build on Physician Apprenticeship 1 and 2, guiding and mentoring students as they continue their transition to physicians.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 322J2 Physician Apprenticeship 3 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 322J1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 322J3 Physician Apprenticeship 3 (0.5 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 322J1 for course description.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • INDS 422D1 Physician Apprenticeship 4 (0.25 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : This course is the last in a series of four consolidating the skills and attitudes expected of the professional healer.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: INDS 322

    • Restriction: M.D.,C.M. students only

    • Students must register for both INDS 422D1 and INDS 422D2

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both INDS 422D1 and INDS 422D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • INDS 422D2 Physician Apprenticeship 4 (0.25 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Interdisciplinary Studies : See INDS 422D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: INDS 322 and INDS 422D1

    • Restriction: M.D.,C.M. students only

    • No credit will be given for this course unless both INDS 422D1 and INDS 422D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

  • IPEA 500 Roles in Interprofessional Teams

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    IPEA : A half day workshop, including preparatory work, that introduces interprofessional education, interprofessional practice, and the roles of the different healthcare professionals that make up an interprofessional team.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • IPEA 501 Communication in Interprofessional Teams

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    IPEA : A half day workshop, including preparatory work, introducing effective communication and interactions in interprofessional teams.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • IPEA 502 Patient-Centred Care in Action

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    IPEA : A half day activity, including preparatory work, introducing students to a simulated patient/family centred care scenario in which they will be working in interprofessional teams to develop a plan of care.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Elective Course (0-4 credits)

  • ELEC 200 Global and Public Health Pre-Clerkship Elective

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Elective : The global and public health pre-clerkship elective course offers pre-clerkship medical students the opportunity to gain experience in Global and Public Health. Students will learn about Global Health and/or Public Health through structured community-based projects and activities locally, provincially, nationally or abroad. This includes, but is not limited to, IFMSA-Quebec exchanges, CFMS exchanges, and INcommunity experiences.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): Students participating in international placements are required to complete the online Global Health Programs pre-departure workshop.

    • Restriction(s): All requests will require approval by the department.

    • Med-P students do not qualify for enrolment in the 0-credit course. The course is open to MDCM medical students prior to clerkship and until the end of FMD (Dentistry students are not eligible).

  • ELEC 300 Elective (4 credits)

    Offered by: Medicine (Faculty of Medicine)

    Overview

    Elective : Pre-Clerkship four (4) week rotations.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Faculty of Medicine—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 23, 2017) (disclaimer)