Fall Schedule


More information about First Year can be found on the 2023-2024 academic calendar.

Orientation begins: Monday, July 31, 2023

Classes begin: Thursday, August 3, 2023


Labor Day: Monday, September 4, 2023

Thanksgiving Break: Wednesday, November 22 - Sunday, November 26, 2023 (inclusive)

Winter Break: Monday, December 11, 2023 - Monday, January 2, 2024 (inclusive)

Fall Semester Course Dates

IMC500 - Medicine & Society (18 weeks)
Begin: Thursday, August 3
End: Friday, December 8

PAS500 - Human Gross Anatomy (17 weeks)
Begin: Friday, August 11
End: Wednesday, December 8

IMC502 - Fundamentals I (9 weeks)
Begin: Friday, August 11
End: Thursday, October 12

IMC504 - Fundamentals II (8 weeks)
Begin: Thursday, October 5
End: Thursday, November 30

IDM520 - Clinical Practice of Medicine 1 (17 weeks)
Begin: Monday, August 7
End: Monday, December 4

Special Events

Humanities Day: TBD

Attendance is required.


A typical weekly schedule would include the following:

  • Most classes typically run from 8 a.m - 12 p.m. Monday through Friday. Lectures for Clinical Practice of Medicine 1 (CPM 1) are Mondays from 1 to 2 p.m., followed by small groups from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • CPM 1 clinical preceptor sessions generally occur on Wednesday afternoon, but may occur at other times based on the preceptor’s schedule.
  • In order to follow New York State and CDC recommendations, Gross Anatomy Lab scheduling is varies. The Gross Anatomy faculty will share additional details as they become available.
  • Tuesday and Friday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. is referred to as “surge time.” This time is scheduled at the course director’s discretion and is used for review of previous material. In general, there will be no new material introduced during this time unless specifically designated. 

The exact daily schedule is subject to change at the course director's discretion in adherence to medical curiculum requirements.