LEND Program Description
Cincinnati LEND Curriculum
The Cincinnati LEND curriculum provides over 300 hours of instruction over the course of the academic year and consists of five components:
Leadership Seminar provides knowledge in crucial areas focused on leadership competencies.
Interdisciplinary Training Team provides an opportunity to serve on an interdisciplinary team and complete disciplinary evaluations of children suspected of possible developmental disabilities.
Core Course focuses on key areas including life-course perspective, social determinants of health, health care disparities, medical home, and policy and advocacy issues.
Seminar in Evidence-Based Methods allows trainees to participate in a team-based, faculty-led interdisciplinary project focused on various evidence-based processes including examining applied research questions, program needs assessment, policy development and more.
Disciplinary Clinical Experiences are completed in state-of-the-art clinics within CCHMC and are designed to meet the specific training requirements of each discipline.