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Class of 2021
What are your medical interests? I think surgery is amazing, especially orthopedics. The fact that we can “cut to cure” blows my mind. I...
Instructor of Physiology
What do you do in your spare time? I play racquetball, make pizzas, and watch football. What advice do...
The Clinical Assessment and Simulation Center is charged with developing policies and procedures, planning, directing, and implementing educational and evaluation programs, and facilitating the design, development, and assessment of the curriculum and students for the colleges of the University.
The integration of scientifically-based, outcome-evaluated clinical knowledge and skills, biomedical sciences, and osteopathic principles practices with the behavioral and communications skills required for health care providers can be advanced and evaluated for pre-doctoral and postdoctoral students as well as physicians and other providers in practice. In keeping with the mission and vision of Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Center provides a safe setting in which students may practice and receive feedback concerning their ability to become competent communicators, as well as knowledgeable, skilled compassionate and ethical, professionals.
The Center, additionally, is responsible for the design, development, delivery and assessment of faculty development programs to enhance the continuous improvement of the faculty who teach our students. This duty is in keeping with the mission and vision of the university to provide our students and faculty with the well researched and validated methods of instruction and evaluation, including mentoring and supervision, state of the art instructional technology, and continuous professional advancement. Assessment of all facets of the curriculum, faculty, and students is one duty placed within the domain of the Center that will be integral to the accomplishment of its other duties.