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Advanced Studies-PURCH (AS-P)

Required Coursework

In year 4, your Emergency Clinical Problem Solver (ECPS) and Capstone Scholarship and Discovery (CSD) courses will be based primarily at the Baystate regional campus.

Your CSD and Advanced Biomedical and Translational Sciences (ABTS) projects must focus on a topic consistent with the goals and priorities of the PURCH Track.

More information about Advanced Studies on the UMass Medical School website.

Sub-internships and Electives

The Baystate regional campus offers all your required subinternships and electives and many others.

there is the opportunity to design your own elective if one doesn’t exist that you are interested in

Some recent PURCH-specific electives include:

  • AHEC/PURCH Rural Health Elective
  • PURCH Preventive Care: Design Your Own Mobile Health Clinic as a model for underserved communities
  • PURCH Community Response to COVID-19