Answer to "Where can I go for help?"

The international Consortium of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (CLIC) is a wonderful community of educators committed to helping each other to transform medical education and health care through collaboration, innovation, advocacy and research ( The Consortium includes educators from multiple institutions from at least 48 universities worldwide who run LICs in diverse settings including urban academic, urban community, rural community and remote rural.  CLIC has an annual meeting with a programme designed to meet the needs of existing and emerging LIC programmes.  Out of CLIC, a CLIC Research Collaborative has been created to facilitate multi-institution research on LICs. 


References  Accessed 2018, July 26.

Poncelet AN, Hirsh D. 2016.  Background, Definitions, History. In: Poncelet AN, Hirsh D, editors. Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships: Principles, Outcomes, Practical Tools and Future Directions. North Syracuse, NY: Gegensatz Press; p.1-8.

Worley P, Couper I, Strasser R, Graves L, Cummings BA, Woodman R, Stagg P, Hirsh D and the CLIC Research Collaborative. 2016. A typology of longitudinal integrated clerkships. Med Educ. 50(9):922-932.