Physician as Patient & Community Advocate

This humanitarian is concerned about the health of people within our diverse communities, across the
commonwealth and the world. As a patient advocate, the graduate promotes health care accessibility and overall community health. By providing care to vulnerable populations in our community, each graduating physician understands how to attend to patients in need.

Examples of behaviors our graduates use to demonstrate competence

  • Promotes patient and community education
  • Volunteers in the community
  • Cares about and understands special needs and vulnerable populations

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Physician as Patient & Community Advocate

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Office of Undergraduate Medical Education
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OUME S1-131

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