View Educational Curriculum: M1, M2,  M3, M4
M1 (Year 1):  Foundation
In the first year of medical school, students see patients during their first week of classes. The Family Centered Experience, longitudinal cases and clinical weeks reinforce what the students are learning in courses and how to apply it in a clinical context.
M2 (Year 2):  Strengthen Foundation
In the second year of medical school, students continue their interdisciplinary study of the organ systems. They also work on patient histories, physical exams and presentations with the supervision of faculty members.
M1 Year
Normal Organ Systems
39 Weeks of Instruction - August through May
weeks experience
0.5 M1 Orientation
(Includes Basic Life Support, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Security training, etc…)
3.5 Patients and Populations Interdisciplinary Topics and Learning Experiences Medical Decision-Making / Evidence-Based Medicine Family Centered Experience (FCE) Longitudinal Case Studies (LC)  
4 Cells & Tissues Laboratory Experiences
1 Clinical Foundations of Medicine:
Doctor/Patient Relationship, geriatric Visits, Complementary and Alternative Medicine
4 Cardiovascular/Respiratory
4 Musculoskeletal
1 Clinical Foundations of Medicine:
Clinical Skills I
2 Renal
2 Winter Break
3 Gastrointestinal/Liver
2 Endocrine/Reproduction
1 Clinical Foundations of Medicine:
Clinical Skills II
1 Spring Break
2 Immunology
1 Clinical Foundations of Medicine:
Clinical Skills III
3 Central Nervous System, Head and Neck
5 Infectious Diseases/ Microbiology  
Histopathology
2

Clinical Foundations of Medicine:
Clinical Educator Program I

Embryology
1 Human Growth & Development  
11 Time for International Experiences, Student Biomedical Research Program, Vacation, Shadowing, Service Learning Trips, etc…
Included in the weeks of instruction are 2 Standardized Patient Exercises.
PLEASE NOTE:
M1 Year begins the first week of August. M2 Year does not begin until the 3rd Week in August. Therefore, the weeks listed above total 54.
M2 Year
Abnormal Organ Systems

29 Weeks of Instruction - August through March
weeks experience
3 Cardiovascular Interdisciplinary Topics and Learning Experiences Family Centered Experience (FCE) Longitudinal Case Studies (LC) Pathology Laboratory Experiences Medical Decision-Making / Evidence-Based Medicine
2 Respiratory
3 Renal
2 Clinical Foundations of Medicine:
Clinical Educator Program II
M2 Electives
1 Psychiatry
4 Neurosciences, Special Senses
2 Musculoskeletal/Rheumatology
1 Dermatology
2 Winter Break
2 Hematology/Oncology
2 Clinical Foundations of Medicine:
Clinical Educator Program III
0.5 M2 Comprehensive Clinical Assessment
2.5 Gastrointestinal
2 Endocrine
2 Reproduction
6
Study Period for USMLE Step 1 Exam, Vacation

Included in the weeks of instruction are 3 Standardized Patient Exercises.

updated July 31, 2012