Graduation Requirements

Authorizing Body:

Curriculum Committee


Robert Noiva, Ph.D., Lynda Misra, D.O., FACP, M.Ed.

Date Issued:

August 1, 2011

Last Update:

May 5, 2022


Students are required to complete a specified set of educational experiences in order to graduate from the School of Medicine. These experiences are part of a larger set of requirements that must be satisfied in order for a student to graduate from the School of Medicine.

Scope and Applicability:

All students enrolled in the School of Medicine.


Students must successfully complete the following courses, clerkships, and exams in order to be considered for graduation from the School of Medicine.

M3-M4 Year Courses and Clerkships:

  • Required clerkships
    • Internal medicine 
    • Surgery 
    • Pediatrics 
    • Psychiatry 
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Family Medicine 
    • Neurology 
    • Ophthalmology
  • Required courses
    • Embark Research
    • Interdisciplinary studies
  • Four required M4 year clerkships
    • Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
    • Diagnostic Medicine
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Sub-internship
  • M4 Sub-Internship
  • Required Electives (16 credit weeks)

Other Requirements

  • Gateway Exam
  • USMLE Step I Exam
  • USMLE Step II CK Exam


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