Primary Care Population Medicine

Primary Care Population Medicine Program

An innovative curriculum that prepares students for the medical field while providing comprehensive training in population medicine.

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This four-year program, the first of its kind in the United States, results in the awarding of both a Doctor of Medicine and a Master of Science in Population Medicine.
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The PC-PM program integrates preparation for the MD and ScM degrees into a seamless 4-year curriculum.
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Learn more about how to join this innovative and dynamic program.
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The Primary Care-Population Medicine (PC-PM) program is an innovative, dual-degree curriculum that prepares students for a career in medicine while providing comprehensive, longitudinal training in population medicine. Graduates are awarded both an MD degree and a Master of Science in Population Medicine.

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As Rhode Island's only school of medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School is uniquely positioned to offer PC-PM students a rich and and dynamic medical education -- from some of the best educators in the field.
Specialty coursework for this degree examines the intersection of population and clinical medicine and imparts an in-depth understanding of the U.S. healthcare system.
This clerkship allows students to follow a panel of patients over time as they move through various health care settings, observing the continuum of patient services at all levels of health care.