Year 1 – Phase 1

The following courses constitute the preclinical component of the curriculum for the M.D. degree and are required for medical students during the first year.

Required Courses
Foundations of Medical Practice: Phase 1 (Integrated organ-system module courses)

  • Introduction to Clinical Medicine 1
  • Genetics and Health
  • Research and Discovery (HSS Domain II)
  • Foundations of Medicine
  • Nutrition Intensive
  • Introduction to Clinical Practice 1A
  • Health Outcomes and Policy (HSS Domain III & IV)
  • Introduction to Clinical Medicine 1B
  • Fundamentals of Microbiology and Immunology
  • Population Health (HSS Domain II & III)
  • Introduction to Cancer Biology and Clinical Oncology
  • Respiratory Systems
  • Cardiovascular Systems
  • Introduction to Clinical Practice 1B
  • The Kidney and Urinary Tract