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Integrated Curriculum

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences features an integrated medical school curriculum.

An integrated curriculum replaces didactic teacher-centered education with an emphasis on integrating the basic sciences, increasing clinical relevance and expanding self-directed learning.

9/30/14

This course is designed to examine the nature and organization of the major, grossly visible structural components of the dissected human body.

6/21/17

The Clinical Practice of Medicine is a two-year course which is designed to provide you with the fundamental knowledge and skills required in clinical practice.

6/21/17

This foundation course exposes first-year medical students to issues regarding the role of the physician in society, followed by issues in the prevention of disease in a population.

6/21/17

This foundation module covers fundamental concepts about the structures and functions of proteins, genes and membranes along with basic principles of signal transduction in response to hormones and factors which control growth and differentiation.

6/21/17

This foundation block addresses basic issues of metabolism, human genetics and pharmacology, emphasizing their importance in health and disease.

6/21/17

This required system based block integrates the basic sciences into the study of the gastrointestinal system in both health and disease.

6/21/17

This required system based block integrates the basic sciences into a study of the urinary tract and renal system in both health and disease.

6/21/17

This required system-based block integrates the basic sciences into a study of the musculoskeletal system and integument in both health and disease.

6/21/17

This required course in hematology and host defenses integrates the basic science knowledge of the blood and hematopoetic systems with basic concepts of immunology, pathology and microbiology.

9/30/14

This course provides students with the basic clinical skills needed for their third-year clinical clerkships. It is a continuation of the first-year CPM course.

6/21/17

This course provides instruction into the mechanisms of operation of the human cardiovascular system.

6/21/17

This required system‑based block integrates the basic sciences into a study of the pulmonary system in both health and disease.

6/21/17

This required system based block integrates the basic sciences into a study of neuroscience and behavior in both health and disease.

6/21/17

This required system based block integrates the basic sciences into a study of the endocrine and reproductive systems in both health and disease.