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Internal Medicine Component Clerkship

Medical Approach to the Patient (MAP)

The Medical Approach to the Patient (MAP) is a 12-week integrated clerkship block that is comprised of Internal Medicine and Neurology rotations. The course is structured to give clerkship students in-depth experience with the diagnosis and management of adult medical issues. Because of the significant clinical overlap between internal medicine and neurology, these two clerkships are combined to form the MAP experience. Students will rotate through eight weeks of internal medicine and four weeks of neurology during their MAP experience. In addition to rotation-specific didactics, students will attend the “Top Ten” series of didactics throughout their MAP clerkship, covering common chief complaints that encompass diagnoses specific to internal medicine and neurology.