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Didactic Curriculum

Summer Year I (starts June)

8 weeks
Human Anatomy 9 cr
Professional Issues I 1 cr
Population Medicine 1 cr
Total Credit Hours: 11

Fall Year I (starts August)

Session I: 2 weeks
EKG Interpretation 1 cr
Total Credit Hours: 1
Session II: 15 weeks
General Medicine I 5 cr
Human Physiology I 3 cr
Clinical Pharmacology I 3 cr
Physical Diagnosis 2 cr
Diagnostic Studies for Health Care Providers 2 cr
Interviewing & Documentation 2 cr
Total Credit Hours: 17

Semester Break: 2 Weeks

Spring Year I (starts January)

16 weeks
General Medicine II 5 cr
Behavioral Science 3 cr
Clinical Pharmacology II 3 cr
Research Design & Evidence-Based Medicine 2 cr
Human Physiology II 3 cr
Advanced Physical Diagnosis 2 cr
Total Credit Hours: 18

Semester Break: 1 Week

Summer Year II (starts April/May)

 Session I: 4 weeks
Pediatrics 2 cr
Professional Issues II 1 cr
Infection Control 1 cr
Master's Clinical Research I 1 cr
Total Credit Hours: 5
Session II: 8 weeks
Clinical Pharmacology III 2 cr
General Medicine III 3 cr
Clinical Procedures 2 cr
Clinical Decision Making 1 cr
Total Credit Hours: 8

CLINICAL YEAR

Fall Year II (starts August)

Session II 16 weeks (4 rotations) + Master' Clinical Research II
Total Credit Hours: 17

Spring Year II (starts January)

Session I: 20 weeks (5 rotations) +1 week vacation + Master' Clinical Research III
Total Credit Hours: 21

Summer Year III (starts June)

Session I: 8 weeks (2 rotations) + Competency assessment
Total Credit Hours: 8

Total Credit Hours: 106