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First Academic Period: Begins July, Duration, 40 weeks

FIRST SEMESTER

SECOND SEMESTER

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ANA 601

GROSS ANATOMY, EMBRYO. & IMAGING

9

PHY 602

NEUROSCIENCE

5

BCH 612

MEDICAL BIOCHEMISTRY I

5

BCH 614

MEDICAL BIOCHEMISTRY II

5

ANA 605

HISTOLOGY & CELL BIOLOGY

4

PSY 610

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

3

MED 630

CLINICAL CORRELATION I

2

MED 631

CLINICAL CORRELATION II

1

PHY 692

PHYSIOLOGY I

4

PHY 6940

PHYSIOLOGY II

4

FCM 719

COMMUNITY MEDICINE I

2

FCM 720

COMMUNITY MEDICINE II

2

MIC 642

MICROBIOLOGY I

4

MED 635

MEDICAL ETHICS I

1

HIS 919

INTERPROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVES IN HEALTH DISPARITIES

1

TOTAL

26

TOTAL

26

 

Second Academic Period: Begins July, Duration, 40 weeks

Includes a 4 week period reserved for a USMLE review course (Skills Development Course)

FIRST SEMESTER

SECOND SEMESTER

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

PHA 781

PHARMACOLOGY I

5

PHA 782

PHARMACOLOGY II

3

PSY 713

BASIC PSYCHIATRY I

2

PSY 714

BASIC PSYCHIATRY II

2

MIC 643

INFECTIOUS DISEASES I

4

MIC 644

INFECTIOUS DISEASES II

2

MED 732

INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL SKILLS I

4

MED 733

INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL SKILLS II

2

FCM 721

FAMILY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE I

2

FCM 722

FAMILY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE II

2

MED 734

FUNDAMENTAL PATHOPHYSIOLOGY FOR CLINICAL MEDICINE I

3

MED 735

FUNDAMENTAL PATHOPHYSIOLOGY FOR CLINICAL MEDICINE II

3

PAT 761

PATHOLOGY I

5

PAT 762

PATHOLOGY II

4

MED 736

MEDICAL ETHICS II

1

SKD 090

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

4

TOTAL

26

TOTAL

22

 

Summer

CODE

COURSE TITLE

CREDITS

ICP 080

INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PRACTICE

2

 

Third Academic Period: Begins July; Duration, 40 weeks

FIRST SEMESTER

SECOND SEMESTER

CODE

CLINICAL CLERKSHIP

CODE

CLINICAL CLERKSHIP

WEEKS

CREDITS

PED 872

PEDIATRICS

PED 872

PEDIATRICS

8

10

OBG 852

OBSTETRICS GYNECOLOGY

OBG 852

OBSTETRICS GYNECOLOGY

8

10

MED 833

INTERNAL MEDICINE

MED 833

INTERNAL MEDICINE

8

10

SUR 816

SURGERY

SUR 816

SURGERY

8

10

PSY 813

CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY

PSY 813

CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY

4

5

FCM 822

FAMILY MEDICINE

FCM 822

FAMILY MEDICINE

4

5

PDV 918

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT I

PDV 919

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT II

40

2

TOTAL

26 CREDITS

TOTAL

26 CREDITS

 

Fourth Academic Period:  Begins July: Duration, 44 weeks

Required Clerkships*

FIRST SEMESTER

SECOND SEMESTER

CODE

CLINICAL CLERKSHIP

CODE

CLINICAL CLERKSHIP

WEEKS

CREDITS

MED 934

GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE

MED 934

GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE

4

5

MED 973

EMERGENCY MEDICINE

MED 973

EMERGENCY MEDICINE

4

5

RAD 901

CLINICAL RADIOLOGY

RAD 901

CLINICAL RADIOLOGY

4

5

MED 974

PRIMARY CARE SELECTIVE IN MEDICINE, PEDIATRICS, FAM. MEDICINE OR OB-GYN 

MED 974

PRIMARY CARE SELECTIVE IN MEDICINE, PEDIATRICS, FAM. MEDICINE OR OB-GYN 

4

5

ELE 976

ELECTIVES (5 ROTATIONS, 4 WEEKS EACH)

ELE 976

ELECTIVES (5 ROTATIONS, 4 WEEKS EACH)

20

25

**UNSCHEDULED TIME

**UNSCHEDULED TIME

8

10

TOTAL

30 CREDITS

TOTAL

25 CREDITS

*All required rotations have to be taken in Ponce Health Sciences University clinical sites or affiliated institutions. Two required clerkships must be taken per semester.

**All off-campus electives must have the approval of the corresponding Department Chairperson and the Clinical Coordination Office.  A maximum of six off-campus electives/selective are allowed.

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