Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
MD Program

MS-2 Critical Dates

Core 1 - Fall 2022 & Core 2 - Spring 2023

(Subject to Change)

Exam Date
Cardiology Midterm 9/8/2022
Cardiology Exam 9/22/2022
Day Off 9/23/2022
Dermatology Exam 9/30/2022
Renal Midterm Take-home: 10/14/2022 1 p.m. - 10/16/2022 5 p.m.
Renal Exam 10/27/2022
Day Off 10/28/2022
Pulmonary Take-home TEAM Midterm TBD
Pulmonary Final Exam 11/23/2022
Infectious Disease Exam 12/9/2022
Differential Diagnosis Case Presentation 12/10/2022; Write-up due 12/13/2022
Pre-Clerkship Week (mandatory attendance) 12/12/2022 - 12/16/2022

Other Significant Dates

Event Date
First Day of Class 8/22/2022
Labor Day 9/5/2022
Intro to Core 2 Class Meeting - scheduling, logistics & student panel TBD
Grid Selection Lottery Opens TBD
Rosh Hashanah (begins at sundown) 9/25/2022 - 9/27/2022
Grid Selection Ranking Due TBD
Yom Kippur (begins at sundown) 10/4/2022 - 10/5/2022
Flu Clinics TBD
Thanksgiving Break 11/24/2022 - 11/25/2022
Infection Control in Hospitals Class Meeting   TBD
Intro to Core 2 - Associate Deans and Clerkship Directors TBD
AOA/GHHS Intro to Clinics Meetings TBD
Last Day of Class 12/09/2022
Student Clinician Ceremony 12/16/2022
Holiday Break 12/19/2022 - 1/2/2023
First Day of Core 2 1/3/2023