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Phase 2 (Year 3)

Congratulations on completing Phase 1 of medical school! You’ve successfully completed your pre-clinical training. To date, you have felt like a traditional student, going to class and practicums — that all changes now. You are part of the clinical team now, a professional who comes to work each day, trying to make a difference in the lives of your patients while you learn about medicine on the job.

Phase 2 marks the beginning of clinical clerkships. During clerkships, students gain hands-on specialty-specific skills that will help them choose a specialty for residency. Transitions 2 and Session to Enhance Physician Success (STEPS) supplement clinical experiences with vital information that expands student knowledge. Your clerkships will expose you to key areas of medicine that are critical to know, regardless of your ultimate career choice. It is a great time in your careers and each day will be filled with something new.

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