Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine
AboutKaiser Permanente advocates for health treatment that transforms life, groundbreaking medical science, integrated care, and advanced medical literacy. The revered heritage of Kaiser Permanente started in the early 1930s when the group was established to meet the huge societal requirement for affordable coverage of healthcare, paving the way for its everlasting commitment to healthcare for everyone. Kaiser Permanente has become a renowned pioneer in medicine, from the strong command in social equality to the exemplary use of innovation in medical information. As well as delivering excellent care, Kaiser Permanente has been helping to educate medical students since 1946. Kaiser Permanente is trying to construct on the legacy of the legendary system to students, patients, and societies.
MissionTo include a high standard medical education that inspires a thirst for knowledge, an urge to support, and a selfless devotion to improving patient and community safety and well-being.
VisionGraduates will be a vibrant population of considerate healers, independent thinkers, and brave representatives of professional and social transition. They will have the expertise, qualities, and strength to contribute to the nation’s move of healthcare provision and dedication to the profession’s core potential.
- Ensuring responsibility for the quality, protection, and correctness of care, and the moral stewardship of patients’ and families’ safety and assets
- Reaching equality in wellbeing for everyone and reducing health inequalities wherever they occur
- Fostering equality and inclusion in education programs and occupations
- Create bold pioneers who question the power structure through examination and creativity
- Promoting reforms in medical training, occupation, and health
- Building and endorsing new skills in service for patient and community
- Maintaining an educational atmosphere that promotes the graduates’ health, wellbeing, and endurance and helps them to act as models for patients and the career
Areas of ContextUniversity will incorporate the comprehensive health system’s principles and strengths, and the special partnership between the individual Permanent Medical Groups and the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan / Hospitals association, to train students for future-oriented medical care and development in the health system.
AccreditationThe present situation of Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine with accreditation and supervisory bodies is on track for first-class enrollment in the summer of 2020. The college has tentative certification from the Medical Education Liaison Committee to accept and enroll students, conditional authorization from the California Bureau for Private Post-Secondary Education, and certification for formal certification from the WASC Senior College and University Commission to provide academic programs.
- Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine is pre-accredited and mentioned in the LCME approved folder. Initial accreditation enables the school to begin hiring students and to approve acceptance requests.
- The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine is provisionally approved by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education to offer degree programs.
- Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine received eligibility for initial accreditation from WSCUC in 2018.
Prerequisite CoursesKaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine has set up the following prerequisite course requirements for admission:
- Behavioral or Social Science (for example, anthropology, economics, ethnic studies, psychology, sociology): one-half academic year (one quarter or one semester)
- General biology with laboratory: one academic year
- General or Inorganic Chemistry, or equivalent, with laboratory: one academic year (three quarters or two semesters)
- General physics with laboratory: one academic year
- Humanities (for example, art, English, history, literature, philosophy): one-half academic year
- Organic chemistry and biochemistry
- Population health, epidemiology, or other public health courses
- Language other than English (for example, Spanish, Mandarin, American Sign Language, etc.)
Primary ApplicationThe American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS) regulates the primary application which must be completed by all incoming candidates. At this point, you can for the first time and officially communicate with the university and display your enthusiasm for the school. The application will start in May. Apply as quickly as possible, so you’ll have enough time to collect the additional documents needed. Your application consists of personal information, statements, achievement, essays, drafted official letters of recommendation, and MCAT results. See the AMCAS Program for guidance.
Secondary ApplicationAll qualified candidates can apply via email to send a Secondary Application. You will be able to access the website that enables you to monitor your application. No application will be accepted after the deadline.
InterviewThe chosen applicants are called for interviews. The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine admission committee performs interviews. Applicants usually visit the school and meet current students in the medical field. Interviewees could also sit in on classes held that day at the medical school.
Letters of RecommendationAll candidates are expected to send letters of recommendation through AMCAS, which supports the university in evaluating your commitment as a medical student. The abilities that should be mentioned in the letters of recommendation are as follows:
- Expertise in effective collaboration
- Communication Skills
- Creative thinking, and creativity
- Rational reasoning and the skills to solve problems
- Modesty of society
- Expressed potential leadership
- Dignity and moral norms
- Curious intellectuals
- An enthusiasm for medicine and science
- Persevere and robust
- Responsibility and dependability
- Responsibility for Reviews
- The self-confidence
ResearchClear reasoning abilities are a pillar of the dedication of Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine to improve medicine’s prospects. The school forms a unique blend of doctoral skills intended to support best-in-class patient care and analytical skills that will train individuals to relevant provisions, test, and examine new aspects and strategies. The team of Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine includes researchers and physicians who are actively engaged in carrying out work that is rooted in the treatment system. Through their help, you’ll learn how to be an important part of a health system of learning. Supported by nearly 70 years of renowned medical science research by Kaiser Permanente, the Research department works in close collaboration with students to develop educational tasks that complement their aspirations, and to link them with advisors who can assist in developing their skillset and generate the ability to improve primary care, assist communities, and science.
Simulation CenterYou’ll implement and discover various skills in the 8,800 square feet diverse learning laboratory, such as:
- Meeting patients and speaking skills with participants skilled as structured patients
- Physical inspection with participants qualified as physical models and uniform patients
- Information, noting information and sourcing of electronic medical record labs and area of research
- Managing critical medical scenarios with mannequins of a natural state
- Medical operations involving part-task instructors who prototype body parts, and
- Interpersonal skills needed for teamwork.
Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine Facilities
ResidenceOff-Campus Housing Facilities:
- Modera Jack London Square
- 7th Street Station
- The Landing
- Sundale Apartments
- Square 1 Management
- West 7th
- Broadstone on Fifth
- Amador Village
- The Depot
- Lakewood Apartment at Lake Merced
- Eastside Bowery
- West Apartments
- Mote Sierra Apartments
- The Shores
- The Cove
- Artisan Cove
Student WellbeingStudents have academic counseling and assistance, mental health advice, and seminars on subjects such as reducing anxiety and depression screening. The development of configured skills is a part of the education needed. The school exerts such great importance on developing the students into health-conscious, adaptable health care representatives who will devote time to inclusion throughout their four years at the university. These monthly workshops are named weeks of REACH (Reflection, Education, Assessment, Coaching, Health, and Wellness). Furthermore, all students would be connected with a doctor trainer, who will be the confidant and adviser, assisting you set achievable objectives and overcome the medical school dilemmas. Coaches are helpers to aid you to build a strong personal competence while reflecting on your life experiences.
Student AffairsThe Student Affairs Office manages services and personnel that help to learn and promote the academic opportunities while managing the five principles of student health of the Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine: emotional and social, economic, technical, relational, and physical. The Office also funds student unions, social organizations, and other extracurricular organizations. In conjunction with the Student Promotion Office, the health science center provides services and events that facilitate the educational, scientific, spiritual, financial, physical, and emotional wellbeing of all the students. Such groups offer students career development at the local, regional, and national stages.
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