Academics

Medical Program Courses

BASIC SCIENCE COURSES
Semester I Course Code Course Name Credits
BS-GAT Gross Anatomy 12
BS-HST Histology 8
BS-EMB Embryology 4
Semester II Course Code Course Name Credits
BS-PHS Physiology 10
BS-BCM Biochemistry 8
BS-BAE Biostatistics/Epidemiology 4
BS-GEN Genetics 4
Semester III Course Code Course Name Credits
BS-PT1 Pathology I 10
BS-MBG Microbiology/Immunology 10
BS-NRS Neuroscience 6
BS-BHS Behavioral Science 4
Semester IV Course Code Course Name Credits
BS-PT1 Pathology II 10
BS-PRM Pharmacology 8
BS-PHD Physical Diagnosis 6
BS-MLE Medical & Legal Ethics 4
CLINICAL SCIENCE COURSES
Semester V
USMLE Review
Course Code Course Name Credits
BS-CPH Cardiovascular, Pulmonary and Hematology 9
BS-NMS Neural and Musculoskeletal Sciences 7
BS-RGE Renal and Gastroenterology 8
BS-ERB Endocrinology and Reproductive Biology 6
BS-HIM Hematology, Immunology, and Microbiology 7
Semester VI-X
Core Rotations
Course Code Course Name Weeks
CR-IMD Internal Medicine 12
CR-SRG Surgery 12
CR-PDT Pediatrics 6
CR-OBG Obstetrics and Gynecology 6
CR-FMP Family Practice 6
CR-PSC Psychiatry 6
48
Semester VI-X
Elective Rotations
Course Code Course Name Weeks
ER-AIM Allergy & Immunology 4
ER-AMC Ambulatory Care 4
ER-ANS Anesthesiology 4
ER-CRD Cardiology 4
ER-CRC Critical Care 4
ER-CTL Cytology 4
ER-DRM Dermatology 4
ER-EMR Emergency Medicine 4
ER-END Endocrinology and Metabolism 4
ER-FPR Family Practice 4
ER-GST Gastroenterology 4
ER-GRT Geriatrics 4
ER-GRN Gerontology 4
ER-HMT Hematology 4
ER-INF Infectious Diseases 4
ER-NPH Nephrology 4
ER-NUR Neurology 4
ER-NRP Neuropathology 4
ER-ONC Oncology 4
ER-OPT Ophthalmology 4
ER-ORS Orthopedic Surgery 4
ER-PTH Pathology 4
ER-PLS Plastic Surgery 4
ER-PRV Preventive Medicine 4
ER-PSC Psychiatry 4
ER-PCR Public Care / Health Care Systems 4
ER-PLM Pulmonary Disease 4
ER-RDL Radiology 4
ER-RHM Rheumatology 4
ER-TRM Trauma Surgery 4
ER-URL Urology 4

The Clinical Program consists of five semesters for a total of 72 weeks. All 48 weeks of the core rotations are mandatory and 24 weeks of the elective rotations are selected by a student.

This listing does not indicate the sequence of courses. The core rotation schedules are determined by the Clinical Coordinator at the time students are admitted into the Clinical Program. In general, students complete their core rotations before doing additional requirements and electives. Electives listed above are examples of the many options available. Elective choices and schedules are arranged individually by students in consultation with the Clinical Science Department and the Dean of Clinical Science.

Some Hospitals may require students to attend an orientation. Orientations can last for up to a week and are a non-credit experience.

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