HKUMedUG2023-Full ebook

Year 1 and 2 Pre-clinical Curriculum: Building the Foundation You will acquire health sciences knowledge and basic skills in self-directed learning by studying actual patient cases. You will also have your first exposure to patients through community visits, where you will learn about their care in their social and economic contexts. The Pre-clinical Curriculum covers the following themes: Introduction to Health Sciences To strengthen your foundation in basic and health sciences. Professionalism and Clinical Skills To gain an overview of the processes of diseases and an introduction to the therapeutic strategies for modulating disease processes. Precision Medicine To explore the exciting innovations in treating disease at the frontiers of genetics and genomics, artificial intelligence and robotics. Medical Humanities, Ethics and Law To learn about the ethical and legal implications of modern medical care, medical humanities and professionalism. Medicine and Society To learn about caring for the patient as an individual, and as a member of a family and a community. Students are at the centre of all we do as teachers. Active learning is a top priority – having students engaged in innovative ways during lectures and practicals, collaborating during problem-based learning, and actively responding to probing questions with immediate feedback through our e-learning platforms. Professor Julian Tanner MBBS Programme Director (Pre-clinical) UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2023 08