MD Program

Module 4

Module 4: Required Clinical Clerkships

January, Year 2 —  December, Year 3 

  • Clerkships emphasize management of acute and chronic illnesses across all age groups in both inpatient and ambulatory settings; clinical therapeutics, medical genetics, patient safety, and interprofessional team-based practices are incorporated into all clerkships
  • Computerized simulation mannequins and standardized patients are used in addition to patients for clinical skills, procedures, and physical exams
  • Five major teaching hospitals are within walk distance of the School
  • Weekly didactics reinforce evidence-based concepts underlying clinical disease in each clerkship
  • Grading is Honors/High Pass/Pass/Fail