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1 Welcome to the General Internal Medicine Statewide Preceptorship Program Giving YOU the Tools to Build YOUR Future!

2 WHAT IS THE GIMSPP?  Training program for 1 st and 2 nd year Texas medical students  Students observe and assist a general internist in a community-based practice for up to 4-weeks during their summer break

3 TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD  Increase student interest in internal medicine  Demonstrate the need for primary care clinicians in internal medicine  Increase interest in rural and underserved areas of Texas GOALS OF THE GIMSPP

4 TEXAS ACADEMY OF INTERNAL MEDICINE  Sponsors program and helps recruit preceptors  Financially supports activities of the Internal Medicine Student Interest Groups with grants of $1,500  Sign up for free Student Membership!



7 Part I continued…Match Information

8 ONLINE PRECEPTOR LOCATOR Sample InputDetailed US Help InstructionsDetailed US Help Instructions 78701ZIP codeZIP code 512U.S. area codeU.S. area code 512-370U.S. area code & exchangeU.S. area code & exchange Austincity namecity name Locator service by Know-Where Systems

9 GO ALMOST ANYWHERE IN zAbilene zAmarillo zAngleton zAransas Pass zArlington zAustin zBeaumont zBedford zBeeville zBellaire zBellville zBoerne zBrenham zBrownsville zBrownwood zBryan zCarrollton zCedar Hill zCleburne zCleveland zColumbus zComfort zConroe zCorpus Christi zDallas zDel Rio zDenton zDickinson zEdinburg zEl Paso zFort Worth zFriendswood zGalveston zGarland zGeorgetown zGreenville zGroves zHallettsville zHarlingen zHenderson zHouston zIrving zKaty zKilleen zKingsville zLa Grange

10 SOME HOUSING OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE… zLaredo zLittle Elm zLongview zLubbock zLufkin zMidlothian zMission zNacogdoches zNassau Bay zNew Braunfels zOdessa zPasadena zPearland zPlainview zPlano zPort Lavaca zPortland zRichardson zRichmond zRio Grande City zRound Rock zSan Angelo zSan Antonio zSan Marcos zSeguin zSherman zStephenville zSugar Land zTemple zTexarkana zTexas City zThe Woodlands zTomball zTyler zUvalde zVictoria zWaco zWeatherford zWebster zWeslaco zWhitehouse zWimberley

11 WATCH OUT FOR THESE CITIES:  Austin  Dallas  Fort Worth  Galveston  Houston  Lubbock  San Antonio They fill up fast!




15 IMPORTANT!  Please DO NOT contact ANY of the preceptors already enrolled in our program  If you are interested in signing up a new physician as your preceptor, we encourage you to do so. Stipends will still be issued

16 STIPENDS You receive a stipend to offset meal, housing, and transportation costs  $1000 for a 4-week program in a rural/underserved area  $750 for a 4-week program in an urban/metro area  Stipends for 3-week programs are pro-rated Area 3-week Metropolitan $562.50 Rural $750.00

17 TIPS!  Turn in your application early! Placements are made on a first come – first serve basis  Choose a different city for your 2 nd and 3 rd location preference  Find your own preceptor in internal medicine – it’s the only way to guarantee the match of your choice

18 Other programs We cross check lists; let us know if you’re applying to more than one program We flag the files of all students who apply to more than one

19 PRECEPTOR ROLE AND QUALIFICATIONS  Practice at least 50% general internal medicine  Possess a current Texas medical license with no restrictions  Practice in a community based clinic/hospital outside of the medical school  Participate in the program on a volunteer basis

20 PRECEPTOR TRAINING  All preceptors receive faculty development materials which include:  Training video  Interactive CD-ROM  Preceptor Manual  Training Tips

21 LIABILITY INSURANCE  Students participating in the program are covered under the liability insurance of the medical school where they are enrolled  A letter verifying coverage will be provided upon request to any participating physician

22 YOUR SCHOOL CONTACTS Faculty Sponsor: Mark Farnie, MD GIMSPP Contact: Susan Jones MSB 1.134 E-Mail: Phone: (713) 500-6525 Fax: (713) 500-6530

23 YOUR SCHOOL CONTACTS Faculty Sponsor: Karen Szauter, MD, FACP 4.106 McCullough Building E-Mail: Phone: (409) 772-9013 Fax: (409) 772-6301

24 YOUR SCHOOL CONTACTS Faculty Sponsor: Andrew Diehl, MD, FACP GIMSPP Contact: Office of Education Programs – MSC 7871 E-Mail: Phone: (210) 567-4817 Fax: (210) 567-4856

25 YOUR SCHOOL CONTACTS Faculty Sponsor: James Wagner, MD, FACP GIMSPP Contact: Raina Smith L3.220 Phone: (214) 648-3003 Fax: (214) 648-7103

26 YOUR SCHOOL CONTACTS Faculty Sponsor: Richard Dusold, MD, FACP, MPH GIMSPP Contact: Amanda M. Schrader Reynolds Medical Bldg, Room 164 E-Mail: Phone: (979) 862-1194 Fax: (979) 458-1434

27 YOUR SCHOOL CONTACTS Faculty Sponsor: Nadia Ismail, MD, FACP GIMSPP Contact: Arlene Back Department of Medicine, Room 525D E-Mail: Phone: (713) 798-6105 Fax: (713) 798-6677

28 YOUR SCHOOL CONTACTS Faculty Sponsor: Kenneth Nugent, MD, FACP GIMSPP Contact: Colleen Sims Room 4B234 E-Mail: Phone: (806) 743-3155 ext. 234 Fax: (806) 743-3148

29 YOUR SCHOOL CONTACTS Faculty Sponsor: GIMSPP Contact: Julene Conway E-Mail: Phone: (817) 735-2333 Fax: (817) 735-0167

30 STUDENT TESTIMONIES  Personal stories, suggestions & comments from your peers


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