30 (or more) weeks of elective clerkships of which:
For information on elective level designations, please click here.
Please submit the 4th Year Elective proposal form through Qualtrics here. New elective proposals will be sent to the appropriate Director of 4th Year Medical Education for review and approval then reviewed and approved by the Medical Education Committee (MEC) semiannually. We recommend that all new elective submissions are submitted by the October 1st deadline to have the approved electives listed and scheduled for the following academic year’s Course Catalog. The courses approved in April will be announced to the students via email as this is late add.
For an example, if an elective proposal was submitted on October 1st, 2021 and is approved, this course will be added to the 2022-2023 Course Catalog, where students will select the courses in December 2021 prior to the lottery.
If an elective proposal was submitted on April 1st, 2022 and is approved, this course will be announced to the current MS4 for manual enrollment process.
Approved Course Added
October MEC Meeting
Following academic year
April MEC Meeting
Current academic year
The capstone course for our graduating medical students is aimed at ensuring their preparedness for clinical practice as interns, providing closing educational statements on important topics that will be ubiquitous during early clinical practice, and permitting the development of deeper conversations about topics of interest.