Thank you for your interest in the Hepatitis C & Drug User Health Virtual Preceptorship program! This program is provided by the Mount Sinai Institute for Advanced Medicine and funded through the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) AIDS Institute Clinical Education Initiative. This clinical education program is in collaboration with Reach Medical which operates the first low threshold, harm reduction medical practice in Ithaca, NY. Reach Medical offers a wide range of services including: opioid use disorder treatment, medical cannabis certification, Hepatitis C treatment, primary care, and behavioral services in a stigma-free, inclusive setting.

*All preceptorship activities will take place virtually*
 
Program Expectations:

1. Attend an Introductory Meeting with CEI and Reach Medical teams via Zoom 7/29/2021 at 10am
2.Complete require online course work prior to clinical experience
3.Attend the clinical experience, which is one half day of shadowing between August 2-6 or August 16-18  

Online Course Work:

Four 1-Hour required courses completed online: 
 Optional 1-Hour Courses- Choose 1
 Clinical Experience (via tele-medicine)
One half day of shadowing between August 2nd-August 6th or August 16th-August 18th. (day confirmed upon acceptance into the program)
• Shadow providers in a low threshold, harm reduction medical practice
• Discuss best practices and sit in on patient visits

Space is limited! We will accept admissions on a rolling basis. 
In order to be considered for this program, please submit this application no later than July 19, 2021.  Accepted applicants must be given permission from their current supervisor to attend this preceptorship.
If you have any questions contact Cherry.Jones@mountsinai.org.

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