University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Medical Student Education

Course: MD 561 - Convergence

The Convergence course uses problem-based learning to reinforce and integrate topics covered in previous courses and to apply clinical problem solving skills in preparation for the students' transition into the clerkships. The students work through 6 clinical case problems with a clinical faculty facilitator. The course format includes the identification of student knowledge gaps (learning issues), peer teaching through brief presentations, and an opportunity for oral case summary presentations. (4 weeks)

Course Administration

  • King profile photo Course Director
    Patricia King, M.D., Ph.D.
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    patricia.a.king@uvm.edu
    (802) 847-8354

Last modified September 08 2016 09:36 AM