Barnhouse named inaugural course director for Advanced Clinical Selective

Kathy Barnhouse, MD, associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine, has been named course director for the Advanced Clinical Selective, a new course required for all medical students in the Individualization Phase of the Translational Education at Carolina (TEC) curriculum.

Barnhouse named inaugural course director for Advanced Clinical Selective click to enlarge Kathy Barnhouse, MD

In announcing the selection, Beat Steiner, MD, MPH, UNC School of Medicine director of medical student education and dean of clinical education, called Barnhouse "an experienced educator with a passion for clinical teaching."

The Advanced Clinical Selective course is a required course for all medical students in the Individualization Phase of the Translational Education and Carolina (TEC) curriculum. The course will reinforce the clinical skills that students will need to succeed in residency and beyond. The course is a clinical rotation tailored to the student's professional interests with a particular emphasis on direct observation and formative feedback.