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Curriculum Overview - University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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Year 1

August December January May
Molecules to Cells Structure and Development Integrative Function and Its Cellular Basis Host Defense and Microbial Pathogens
Clinical Skills Development (meets once a week in afternoon all year) Clinical Skills Development (meets once a week in afternoon all year)
Medicine and Society (meets once a week all year) Medicine and Society (meets once a week all year)



Year 2

August December January May
Tools for Diagnosis & Therapy Hematology/ Oncology Cardiovascular System Respiratory System Gastro-intestinal System Urinary/ Renal System Brain and Behavior Endocrine System and Nutrition Reproductive Medicine/ Genetics Musculoskeletal System/ Dermatology
Clinical Skills Integration (meets once a week in the afternoon all year) Clinical Skills Integration (meets once a week in the afternoon all year)
Humanities and Social Sciences (meets once a week in the afternoon in fall or spring semester) Humanities and Social Sciences (meets once a week in the afternoon in fall or spring semester)
Clinical Epidemiology (meets once a week in the afternoon in fall semester)



Year 3
(students select individual clerkship order)

July December January June
Trans- ition Clerk- ship / IAC
(1 week)
Family Medicine
(6 weeks)
Obstetrics and Gynecology
(6 weeks)
Neurology
(4 weeks)
Inpatient Medicine
(8 weeks)
Pediatrics
(6 weeks)
Psychiatry
(6 weeks)
Outpatient Medicine
(4 weeks)
Surgery
(8 weeks)
Intro. to Acute Care
(1 week)



Year 4
(students select individual order and electives)

July November February May
Advanced
Practice
Selective

(4 weeks)
AHEC Acting
Internship
Selective

(4 weeks)
Critical Care
Selective

(4 weeks)
Electives
(4 weeks)
Science of
Medicine
Selective

(4 weeks)
Free Period for Residency Interviews Electives
(4 weeks)
Electives
(4 weeks)
Cap- stone
(1 week)