The goals of the Longitudinal Community Rotation are to:
- Develop a relationship with a community
- Participate in wellness or prevention at the community level
- Provide first-hand experience with community program design, implementation and evaluation
The LCR is a requirement for all UMed students. Each student is expected to:
- Spend at least 200 hours on their project over the course of 4 years
- Complete check-ins, reports, assignments, and evaluations by each deadline
- Participate in a collaborative fashion with their organization and their team
- Turn in one of the following final projects in the M4 year:
- A program evaluation paper;
- A grant proposal for a related community project or;
- A community-based participatory research proposal.
CommmunityHealth West Town Clinic
Mile Square Health Center- South Shore Clinic
Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion (CPHP)/Office of Community Engagements and Neighborhood Health Partnerships (OCEAN-HP)*
*This partner is not accepting new UMed cohorts at this time.
Please note that, while we encourage students to be engaged with a variety of community-based projects, UMed is unable to accommodate new partnerships as part of the LCR requirement at this time.