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Graduation Requirements

The degree of Doctor of Medicine is conferred upon students who have satisfactorily completed the requirements stated below:
  • Pass all required pre-clerkship integrated, longitudinal and clinical experience courses.
  • Pass all required clinical clerkships.
  • Complete and pass one four-week sub-internship.
  • Pass the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE) Step I and Step II CK.
  • Submit an approved dissertation by the published deadline in the year of graduation.
  • Pass the C-OSCE Clinical Skills Assessment in Year 3.
  • Schedule 33 weeks of required research and/or clinical electives during the Advanced Training Period (ATP)
  • Complete the Capstone course.
  • Meet all of the requirements of the Progress Committee and Board of Permanent Officers concerning academic standing, moral and ethical character, and professional conduct.