Course Descriptions

M4 FALL

M4-4Y-FALL

M4 Information

Dr. Kerschner Speaks with Students

Electives – M3 & M4

The Medical College of Wisconsin offers more than 200 electives in 20 different departments. You may select from any specialty or subspecialty ranging from advanced gross anatomy to neurosurgery along with multiple research electives and away rotations.  Over the third and fourth year you take 22 weeks of electives.  Depending on your preferences and scheduling, year three is 2-10 weeks of electives and year four is 12-20 weeks of electives.

Outpatient Clerkship

Future four-week rotation to be offered in an outpatient setting.  Will be introduced in academic year 2015-2016.

Neurology – M3 or M4 Clerkship

The Neurology clerkship is a four-week rotation that will teach the principles and skills required to recognize and manage neurological diseases most likely to be seen in a general medical practice.

Acting Internships

The acting internship, regardless of which department/division offers it, is designed to preview the responsibilities of an intern.  You are required to complete a four-week medicine acting internship and a second four-week acting internship chosen from the list of approved rotations.  All of the goals and key features will be accomplished with the appropriate supervision by senior residents and attending physicians.

Continuous Professional Development

The CPD course is the continuation of the early clinical coursework to ensure your continued competency progression in the clinical setting.  This course assigns one clinical faculty director to a cohort of students.  The CPD director monitors and measures your performance and competencies based on your cumulative performance in the required components.  You'll work one-on-one with your CPD director to manage an Individualized Learning Plan.

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Course Description

M4 SPRING

M4-4Y-SPRING

M4 Information

MCW Student and Faculty Member in Labs

Electives – M3 & M4

The Medical College of Wisconsin offers more than 200 electives in 20 different departments. You may select from any specialty or subspecialty ranging from advanced gross anatomy to neurosurgery along with multiple research electives and away rotations.  Over the third and fourth year students take 22 weeks of electives.  Depending on student preferences and scheduling, year three is 2-10 weeks of electives and year four is 12-20 weeks of electives.

Acting Internships

The acting internship, regardless of which department/division offers it, is designed to preview the responsibilities of an intern. You are required to complete a four-week medicine acting internship and a second four-week acting internship chosen from the list of approved rotations.  All of the goals and key features will be accomplished with the appropriate supervision by senior residents and attending physicians.

Capstone

The two-week Capstone course provides our graduating students a broad exposure to practical clinical issues commonly faced by residents early in their residency.   Specialty-specific workshops and additional training as required by residency programs are provided.

Continuous Professional Development

The CPD course is the continuation of the early clinical coursework to ensure your continued competency progression in the clinical setting.  This course assigns one clinical faculty director to a cohort of students.  The CPD director monitors and measures your performance and competencies based on your cumulative performance in the required components.  You'll work one-on-one with your CPD director to manage an Individualized Learning Plan.

Page Updated 06/06/2016