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FDC Goals


The Foundations of Doctoring Curriculum (FDC) is a three-year curriculum required of all students admitted to the University of Colorado School of Medicine (SOM).  Our vision is to prepare you to be an outstanding physician who will care for our diverse society.  Our mission is to provide a dynamic, integrated curriculum of foundational clinical and professional skills and experiences. 

The FDC in Phase I is composed of the following: 

·         Physical examination sessions

·         Communication coaching sessions

·         Continuity clinic with a physician preceptor (preceptorship)

·         Professional development sessions and activities

·         Assessment of your clinical skills 

FDC Phase I Goals 

You are entering the second phase of the Foundations of Doctoring Curriculum (FDC).  Our vision is to prepare you to be an outstanding physician who will care for our diverse society.  Our mission is to provide a dynamic, integrated curriculum of foundations clinical and professional skills and experiences.  We will be building on many of the skills you learned last year.

The FDC in Phase II is composed of the following activities: 

·         Continuity clinic with a physician preceptor (preceptorship)

·         Advanced physical examination sessions

·         Advanced communication sessions

·         Complete History and Physical (H&P) write-up

·         Oral presentation skill session

·         Professional development sessions and activities

·         Assessment of your clinical skills​ 

FDC Phase II Goals