Foundations of the Profession

Course Director: Bonnie Miller, MD, bonnie.m.miller@vanderbilt.edu

Course Description: FOP is an introductory 1-week block that aims to explore what it takes to be a good doctor. This involves the biology of individual human beings, an understanding of the psychological, behavioral, and social influences on health and disease, and an understanding of healthcare systems. It is an immersive experience that involves activities in the daytime, engaging assignments, a movie screening, and a couple of visits. There will be light readings for each day.

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