Curriculum Chart

Curriculum Chart

Year 1

Block

Block Title

Time
(Weeks)

Subjects Covered

Orientation Introduction to Medical Practice 1
  • Orientation;
  • Introduction to Medical Practice Ethics;
  • Introduction to the Patient
1

Human Gross Anatomy

7
  • Integrated Systems in Gross Anatomy
2 Elements of Bioscience 8.5
  • Basics of Genetics;
  • Molecular Biology;
  • Basic Cell and Tissue Structure and Function;
  • Signaling and Metabolism;
  • Biochemistry of Nutrients;
  • Basic Biostatistics
3 Biological Systems I 11
  • Development, Structure, Physiology
    and Biochemistry of the Cardiovascular,
    Pulmonary, Urinary and Gastrointestinal
    Systems
4 Biological Systems II 5
  • Development, Structure, Physiology and
    Biochemistry of the Integument;
  • The Musculoskeletal System;
  • Endocrine and Reproductive Systems
5 Biological Systems III 5
  • Concepts of Neuroanatomy, Neurophysiology
    and Behavior;
  • Underlying Neurological and Mental Status Exams
6 Principles of Pathology 4.5
  • Introduction to Pathology and Pharmacology;
  • Immunology and Inflammation
Doctoring I 40
  • Introduction to the Culture and Practice of Medicine

Year 2

Block

Block Title

Time
(Weeks)

Subjects Covered

7 Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 7
  • Microbiology;
  • Virology;
  • Parasitology;
  • Infectious Diseases Infectious Diseases;
  • Antimicrobial Drugs
8 Diseases of the Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems 6
  • Pathology, Pathophysiology and
    Pharmacology of Cardiovascular and
    Respiratory Diseases
9 Diseases of the Endocrine, Reproductive and Renal Systems 6
  • Pathology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Endocrine, Reproductive and Renal Diseases
10 Diseases of the Nervous System 4
  • Pathology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Neurologic and Psychiatric Diseases  
11 Diseases of the Gastrointestinal System, Hematology/Oncology, Musculoskeletal System 9
  • Pathology, Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Gastrointestinal Diseases and Diseases of the Blood;
  • Diseases of the Skin and Musculoskeletal System 

Doctoring II

32
  • Clinical Skills, Professionalism and
    Medical Ethics

Year 3

Required Core Clinical Clerkships

Block

Time
(Weeks)

Family Medicine

6

Internal Medicine

8

Neurology / Elective
(4 weeks for each)

8

Obstetrics/Gynecology

6

Pediatrics

6

Psychiatry

6

Surgery

8

Doctoring III - Evidence-Based Medicine, Professionalism and Medical Decision-Making 

Year 4

Advanced Clinical Clerkships and Electives (4 weeks each)

Block

Emergency Medicine

Radiology

Subinternship in Medicine

Two of the following three:

  • Critical Care
  • Second Subinternship (in either Medicine, Surgery, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, Pediatrics or Ob/Gyn)
  • Surgical Subspecialty

Electives (5 blocks)

Doctoring IV:Clinical Decision-Making, Professionalism, Capstone Course

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