Longitudinal Scholar's Project (LSP)

The Longitudinal Scholar's Project (LSP) clerkship is a longitudinal clerkship spanning the four years of medical school. The course will introduce medical students to three basic areas: health research, patient safety and quality improvement (PSQI) and community and global health including service learning. The clerkship involves a longitudinal project in one of the three areas and culminates in a graded poster presentation. Rather than have every student participate in each category, the clerkship provides the students with a foundation of basic understanding in research, patient safety and quality improvement and community/global health, while requiring each student to do a project in one area to be presented at any time during medical school. The poster may be presented at a committee approved poster venue. Outstanding work will be eligible for awards. An extensive listing of completed LSP projects is available in our Projects Repository file Microsoft Excel icon

Other Research Opportunities

The links in this section provide information on additional research within the College of Medicine. Some of the projects mentioned on those pages might qualify for LSP credit, with prior approval. Please contact Kimberlee Norwood for more information.

Other Community & Global Health Opportunities

Poster Venue Options

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