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MD Curriculum Year 2

The first phase of training occurs in the first two years of medical school and focuses on developing foundational science knowledge and its integration with clinical skills. Phase One courses are designed to advance competency in medical knowledge with an emphasis on the basic sciences to form a foundation for clinical competency. Courses in the second year of the MD Curriculum Phase One run from August through February.


 Schematic for Phase 1 Year 2. June - July: Vacation; August to mid-Dec: CH, Renal&Resp, Gast Syst, FCPII, Preparing for Pro Practice II; mid-Dec: Vacation; mid-Jan: NBME CBSE, mid-Jan - Feb: Endo, Musc&Derm, FCPII, PPPII; Mar: USMLE Step 1

Mentoring and Advising

The Mentoring and Advising Program (or MAP) at Indiana University School of Medicine was designed by students and faculty to ease that path for learners by providing academic support, career development and access to other resources—throughout all four years of medical school.