The Department of Tracks and Special Programs strives to develop additional learning opportunities for all RVU students. Any student in “Good Standing” is eligible and encouraged to apply to a Track or enroll in an elective as these are fun and educational opportunities. Currently, RVUCOM offers several different Tracks:
Single Semester Electives are also offered during the course of the year
- Global Medicine Outreach
- Medical Spanish
- Comparative Health Systems
Elective are graded on a Pass/Fail basis.
These programs can vary by length and by the amount of hours spent in class, anywhere from 0 to 3 credits per course.
A student should only take one elective per semester, but there are exceptions.
The Department of Tracks and special Programs also offers:
- Students one-year sabbaticals for off-campus additional degree earning or bench research.
- Approval of all international rotations sites for clinical students.
- Medical outreach opportunities for all interested students.