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Curriculum Timeline

Didactic Phase

Summer I (19)Fall I (20)Winter I (31)Summer II (16)
Jun, Jul, Aug Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May Jun, Jul, Aug
Anatomy (5) Microbiology (3) Clinical Behavioral Medicine (3) Life Support Procedures & Skills (3)
Physiology (3) Legal & Ethical Issues in Health Care (2) Interpretation & Evaluation of Medical Literature (2) Clinical Procedures & Surgical Skills (5)
Clinical Pathophysiology (3) Pharmacology I (2) Pharmacology II (4) Health Promotion & Disease Prevention (2)
Physical Diagnosis I (3) Physical Diagnosis II (3) Physical Diagnosis III (3) Core Competencies (2)
Medical Terminology (1) Clinical Medicine & Surgery I (7) Clinical Medicine & Surgery II (8) Clinical Pharmacology (4)
Biomedical Principles (1) Clinical Laboratory Medicine I (1) Clinical Medicine & Surgery III (7) Clinical Genetics (2)
Introduction to the PA Profession (1) Electrocardiography (2) Clinical Laboratory Medicine II (2)
Complementary Medicine & Nutrition (2)

Clinical Phase

Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May Jun, Jul, Aug
Family Medicine (6) Emergency Medicine (6) Clinical Elective-I (6)
Internal Medicine (6) Surgery (6) Clinical Elective-II (6)
Prenatal Care & Gynecology (6) Pediatrics (6) Clinical Elective-III (4)
Graduate Project (3)

*Clinical rotations vary in sequence