Course Catalog

 
15-102 SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY
Department MEDICAL EDUCATION Campus Tuscaloosa
Course Type(s) Scholarly Activity Facility University Medical Center
Course Director PETER R. SMITH, PhD Enrollment Limit 15
Contact APRIL M BOYD Enrollment Minimum 1
Email aboyd@uab.edu Address VH 227, zip 0019
Phone (205) 934-4130 Fax (205) 934-3278
Weeks
Normally Offered

See Offering Dates
1-8, 9-16, 18-25, 28-35, 36-43, 45-52
Prerequisites MUST BE A THIRD YEAR MEDICAL STUDENT AND HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED USMLE STEP I EXAM. 
Visiting Students
No LCME students accepted.
No osteopathic students accepted.
Course Description Scholarly Activity consists of 8 consecutive weeks of work on a scholarly project under the mentorship of a faculty member at the Birmingham, Huntsville, or Tuscaloosa campuses. The project will be designed by the student and mentor. Following the completion of the project, the student will write and submit a paper/report for this work.
Where To Report To be determined by the student and mentor.
Requirements Students will undertake a research project under the direction of a faculty mentor for 8 consecutive weeks. Upon project completion, the student will submit a report based on his/her project.
Evaluation Pass/Fail based on:
Submission of a final paper/report which will be reviewed by the mentor, an external reviewer, and oversight committee.
Notes STUDENTS DOING THEIR SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY PROJECT AT A LOCATION OTHER THAN BIRMINGHAM, HUNTSVILLE, OR TUSCALOOSA ARE NOT PERMITTED TO GO AWAY FROM CAMPUS UNTIL BLOCK I AND UNTIL A PASSING SCORE ON USMLE STEP I HAS BEEN RECORDED.