The Chicago Medical School (CMS) at Rosalind Franklin University established a House and Learning Communities Program to facilitate the development of students in a collaborative cultural context. The program includes four Houses that link sixteen learning communities across the four years of medical school, connecting students in a network of faculty and fellow students with varying interests and levels of experience.
Provide medical students a familiar cohort for the duration of their medical school experience
Facilitate the development of trust and collaboration among the medical student body.
Support student efforts to adapt to and succeed in the culture of medicine in general and medical education in particular.
Provide students with a broad range of resources for learning, advising, support, teamwork, and community engagement.