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"The best way to predict the future is to create it."   Alan Kay, Computer Scientist (1940 - )

Welcome to the Duke LIC, where imagination meets innovation.

The Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LIC) model, already influential nationally and internationally, completely restructures students’ (and their patients’) experience of caregiving. This patient-centered redesign eliminates the traditional, short “block rotations.” Instead, students learn the core skills of doctoring by following a large panel of patients longitudinally, over substantial time. Students see patients through all phases of diagnosis and treatment, including hospitalizations, discharge follow-up and even home visits.