Integrated Course Curriculum

The Integrated Basic & Clinical Science Curriculum includes eight Master Courses, three Longitudinal Courses, and nine Longitudinal Threads spread out over the first eighteen months of study for all medical students.

The Integrated Basic & Clinical Science Courses include:

Eight Master Courses

  • Introduction to the Profession
  • Scientific Foundations
  • Genes & Development
  • Attacks & Defenses
  • Connection to the World
  • Energy and Metabolism
  • Homeostasis
  • Across the Lifespan

Three Longitudinal Courses

  • Professional and Ethical Responsibility
  • Human Anatomy
  • Scientific Inquiry: Biostatistics and Research Methods

Nine Longitudinal Threads

  • Biochemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Embryology
  • Genetics
  • Pathology
  • Public Health and Clinical Epidemiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Diagnostic Methods

Year 1 Curriculum


Year 1 Masters Course


Year 2 Curriculum


Year 2 Masters Courses


Co-Director of Integrated Course Curriculum

MichaelPDiGiovanna

Michael P DiGiovanna, MD, PhD is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medical Oncology. He also serves as a Co-Director of Integrated Course Curriculum.

Co-Director of Integrated Course Curriculum

Peter Aaron Takizawa, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Cell Biology. He also serves as a Co-Director of Integrated Course Curriculum.