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The fourth year curriculum exposes students to additional medical specializations and/or allows the student to return to a core specialty with advanced duties and responsibilities. The schedule includes 8 weeks of selectives, 18 weeks of electives, and 5 weeks of didactics. During the year, ample time is allotted for students to travel for residency interviews.

MS4 Curriculum

  • 8 weeks of selectives (4 weeks inpatient, 4 weeks outpatient)
  • 18 weeks of electives (2 or 4 week rotations, here or anywhere in U.S.)
  • 5 weeks of didactics (March, no rotations at this time)
  • 10 weeks of vacation (used for USMLE, interviews, etc.)