Courses

College of Medicine


The curriculum of the College of Medicine is designed as a program of instruction and training to produce the physician-scientist. The College of Medicine integrates SP simulation across and within all four years of the curriculum.

First Year

  • Medicine and Society Unit I
    • History Taking and Vital Signs Practice and Assessment
  • Structure and Function Units
    • Physical Examination Teaching Skills Session (Correlation with Anatomy Dissection Lab)

Second Year

  • Introduction to Clinical Medicine
    • History Taking and Vital Signs Teaching and Practice
    • Cardiovascular System History Taking and Physical Examination Teaching and Practice
    • Pulmonary System History Taking and Physical Examination Teaching and Practice
    • End of Semester OSCE
  • Introduction to Physical Diagnosis
    • Abdomen History Physical Examination Teaching and Practice
    • Head and Neck Physical Examination Teaching and Practice
    • Genitourinary Physical Examination Teaching and Practice
    • Neurological System Physical Examination Teaching and Practice
    • End of Semester OSCE
  • Medicine and Society Unit II
    • Smoking Cessation Practice Session

Third Year

  • Internal Medicine Clerkship
    • Cardiopulmonary Systems History Taking and Physical Examination Teaching and Practice
    • End of Rotation Assessment
  • Surgery Clerkship
    • Abdomen/GI System History Taking and Physical Examination Assessment
  • Family Medicine Clerkship
    • Musculoskeletal System History Taking and Physical Examination Teaching and Practice
    • End of Rotation Assessment
  • Pediatrics Clerkship
    • Adolescent (HEADSS) Interview Teaching and Practice
  • Neurology Clerkship
    • Neurological System Teaching and Practice Session
  • OB/GYN Clerkship
    • Oral Presentation and Pelvic Exam Practice Session
    • End of Rotation Assessment
  • Psychiatry Clerkship
    • Psychiatric Chief Complaint Practice Session
    • End of Rotation Assessment
  • Clinical Skills Exam (CSE)
    • Eight Station End of Year Assessment for all third year medical students
    • Graduation requirement

Fourth Year

  • Skills Enhancement Course
  • Intern Readiness Course (IRC)