Graduation Requirements

The degree of Doctor of Medicine is conferred upon students who satisfactorily complete these requirements:

  1. Pass all of the required basic science courses.
  2. Pass all of the required clinical clerkships.
  3. Incoming classes 2019 & beyond: Pass the required 4- week Sub-Internship.
  4. Pass the examinations of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), Steps I and II.
  5. Pass the Clinical Skills assessment, performed at the University of Connecticut (UCONN 4) at the end of Year 3 or early in Year 4. 
  6. Submit an approved dissertation by mid-March of the year of graduation.
  7. Meet all of the requirements of the Progress Committee and Board of Permanent Officers concerning academic standing, moral and ethical character, emotional stability, and professional conduct.