For graduating class of 2027 and beyond
The clinical curriculum begins in October of your second year. This phase of your training uses patient-centered learning techniques, which include taking histories, performing physical examinations, reviewing laboratory results, and working with faculty physicians to manage patients through diagnosis and treatment.
The Clinical Years
The charts below show an example M.D. student path through the clinical curriculum.
Year 2 – Spring/Year 3 – Fall
Year 3 - Spring
Year 4 – Fall and Spring
Customizing Your Education
You may tailor your clinical experience to your interests by pursuing other specialties through rotations called “selectives," a sub-internship, and through lots of electives.
Pathways span the four years of medical school and include both classroom, clinical and/or research activities in the specific areas of interest.