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Physician Refresher/Re-entry Program Courses

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Drexel Medicine's Physician Refresher/Re-entry program offers a range of courses for physicians intending to gain relicensure and return to active clinical practice, wishing to enhance their focus or area of interest, or preparing for admission to U.S. graduate medical education training programs.

Our courses utilize the College's excellence in medical education and instructional technology resources. The courses include onsite and distance-learning modules, which may be taken in sequence or independently.

Which course is right for you?

Structured Preceptorship

This in-person course, offered in six-week blocks, is ideal for physicians who wish to gain relicensure before returning to clinical practice after an extended leave, and those wishing to enhance their focus or area of interest or enhance existing clinical skills. It is also geared toward international applicants to U.S. graduate medical education programs.

Learn more about the structured preceptorship module.

Online Clinical Skills

Physicians with similar goals (relicensure, return to active practice, enhancement of clinical skills or change in focus or area of interest, preparation for entrance to U.S. graduate medical education programs) can also benefit from the online clinical skills program, which utilizes experienced standardized patients to enhance the physician's history-taking and communication skills.

Learn more about the online clinical skills module.

Medical Update

The medical update is a distance-learning didactic curriculum that provides up-to-date general medical information (including subspecialty) needed for clinical practice. It will benefit participants hoping to enhance their clinical skills as well as those considering changing specialties.

Learn more about the medical update module.

Targeted Remediation and Training

This module has onsite and online components, and enhances the participant's skills in a specific area, such as medical documentation or chronic disease management.

Learn more about the targeted training module.

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   Your program was exceptionally comprehensive and educational. It is particularly suitable to those who have spent time out of the medical field. There is a strong emphasis on communication skills, which will not only help with the Clinical Skills exam, but also can shape the way you approach future interviews. Additionally, the program would be a great fit for those attempting to take the Step 2 Clinical Knowledge and Step 3 exams.   
Dominic Chu, International Physician, June 2019
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