MD Education Program

MD Curriculum Year Four

The third phase of training emphasizes professional development activities, individualized career exploration and advanced clinical learning to prepare for residency. In this phase, fourth-year medical students engage in robust clinical experiences that feature progressive levels of direct responsibilities in patient care, and they return to basics to explore the importance of their foundational-science knowledge in clinical settings. In this phase of the curriculum, students also explore their self-directed, lifelong-learning process.

Core Training

Core Training

During required rotations, fourth-year MD students continue to gain specialty-specific clinical skills.
Electives

Electives

Elective courses provide medical students opportunities to advance specific skills and pursue topics of special interest.