Educational AffairsOffice of Clinical Education
The Office of Clinical Education provides oversight
of all clinical education for School of Medicine students, from
community placements in the first year through clerkships in the third
and fourth year.
In conjunction with the East Texas Area Health Education Centers
(AHEC), OCE works to assign students to off-campus clinic locations as
part of their Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine,
Neurology and Ambulatory Community Selective rotations. OCE staff are
available to UTMB faculty, community-based physicians and students to
serve as liaisons among all on- and off-campus participants in the
The mission of the Office of Clinical Education is to
provide leadership among community and university-based medical
educators to enhance the skills and resources needed to meet the School
of Medicine's mission of training competent, caring physicians.
Development of our preceptor associates by using innovative
technological advancements in areas of curricular structure, various
teaching/learning methodologies, and assessment strategies with a strong
focus on professionalism guide us in our quest to meet and exceed the
standards of excellence set forth by the UTMB School of Medicine.
The Office of Clinical Education (OCE) used to be called the Office or Regional Medical Education (ORME). Learn more about the transition by reading the
history of this office.
2.210 Marvin Graves Building
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-0413
Phone: (409) 747-0269
Fax: (409) 772-6565