UWSOM Foundations Curriculum

Timeline E19 – Foundations Phase

Visual: Curriculum Visual for 2019 Entering Students

Time Commitment: E19 Time Commitments for Years One and Two (not yet available)

 

Foundations Phase Timeline (E19 students)

Note for Exams: Exams dates and times are sent out via email prior to the quarter. These dates and times vary by regional campus, so check with your site administrator for the exam schedule. These will also be a part of the block syllabus. All Canvas pages are published for students 2-weeks prior to the start of the block.

Immersion: Foundations of Clinical Medicine & Orientation

  • Washington, Seattle: August 19-30, 2019
  • Washington, Spokane: August 19-30, 2019
  • Wyoming: August 12-30, 2019
  • Alaska: August 12-30, 2019
  • Montana:  August 14-30, 2019
  • Idaho:  August 14-30, 2019

Molecular & Cellular Basis of Disease (MCBD)

  • September 3 – October 18, 2019

Ecology of Health and Medicine – Week 1 (EHM)

  • October 22 – 25, 2019

Invaders & Defenders (INDE)

  • October 28 – December 13, 2019

Research Methods

  • Varies at each regional site (~6 half days from September 3 – December 13, 2019)

Winter Break

  • December 16, 2019 – January 1, 2020

Circulatory Systems (CPR)

  • January 2 – March 6, 2020

Spring Break

  •  March 9 – 13, 2020 (check with your regional site, some sites may have EHM week 2 during this time)

Ecology of Health and Medicine – Week 2 (EHM)

  •  March 17 – 20, 2020 (check with your regional site, some sites may have spring break during this time)

Energetics & Homeostasis (ENHO)

  • March 23 – May 1, 2020

Ecology of Health and Medicine – Week 3 (EHM)

  • May 5 – 8, 2020

Musculoskeletal, Blood, & Cancer (MSK, B&C)

  • MSK: May 11 – 22, 2020
  • B&C: May 26 – June 12, 2020

NMBE, Customized Assessment Services (CAS) Exam

  • Will be administered at the end of Spring Quarter prior to the start of Summer Quarter.

Summer Experience & Breaks

  • 1-week summer break – June 15 – 19, 2020
  • III – dates vary (between June 22 -September 4, 2020)

Mind, Brain, & Behavior (MBB)

  • September 8 – November 6, 2020

Ecology of Health and Medicine – Week 4 (EHM)

  • November 9-10 & November 12-13, 2020 (November 11 2020 – Veteran’s Day)

Lifecycle

  • November 16 – December 18, 2020

NMBE, Comprehensive Basic Sciences Exam (CBSE)

  • Will be administered at the end of Autumn Quarter prior to the start of Winter Quarter.

Winter Break

  • December 22, 2020 – January 1, 2021

Foundations Capstone

  • TBD

Consolidation

  • TBD

Transition to Clerkships

  • TBD

Patient Care Phase & Explore & Focus Schedule and dates – CLICK HERE

Ecology of Health and Medicine – Week 5 (EHM)

  • June 21 – 25, 2021

Ecology of Health and Medicine – Week 6 (EHM)

  • September 20 – 24, 2021

Winter Break

  • December 20, 2021 – January 2, 2022

Ecology of Health and Medicine – Week 7 (EHM)

  • June 20 – 24, 2022

Autumn Break

  • September 19 – 23, 2022

Winter Break

  • December 19, 2022 – January , 2023

Transition to Residency

  • TBD

UW SOM Physicians Oath and Hooding Ceremony

  • TBD