Undergraduate Medical Education
Program Director: Dr. Jennifer Hayman | Jennifer.Hayman@mainehealth.org
Program Administrator: Ashlee Plowman | Ashlee.Plowman@mainehealth.org
Teaching Format: Didactic, Small Group, Interactive
Learner Type: Third Year Medical Students
Estimated Time Commitment: ~ 1-4 hour sessions, 1-2 times per year
Time of Year: June and December
Threads Interclerkship is two week-long experiences, one week in the beginning of clerkship year and the second about 3/4 through, consisting of a series of discussions devoted to the following topics: Challenging Conversations, Empathy and Resilience, Adverse Outcomes, Quality Improvement, Law and Medicine, Conflicts of Interests and Health Equity and Social Justice. Students are also given the opportunity to reflect on their own health and wellness, as well as their experiences learning in the clerkship environment. Teaching format includes didactics, small group discussions, expert panel discussion, and reflection sessions.