With the change in the pre-clerkship curriculum from two years to 18 months, the use of years one through four is no longer an accurate depiction of a student's progress through the curriculum. Instead, progress is tracked by referring to stages in the curriculum, which correspond to the kind of coursework covered. Woven through the curriculum are Pillars, disease-based topics that integrate teaching of basic and clinical science. To read about each stage, click on the name of the stage below.
Stage 1 coursework indicated in BLUE.
Stage 2 coursework indicated in PURPLE.
Stage 3 coursework indicated in PINK.
Stage 4 coursework indicated in GREEN.
Requirements for Graduation
In addition to the successful completion of all pre-clerkship courework and the core clerkships, students must also complete:
- Two four-week selectives
- Twenty-four weeks of elective time (in addition to selectives). Due to scheduling constraints related to Hurricane Sandy, the classes of 2014 and 2015 are required twenty weeks of elective time.
- One twelve-week concentration (optional for class of 2014)
- Four-week sub-internship
- Four-week critical care clerkship
Students must also pass the CCSE, Step I, and Step II (CS & CK) exams.