Phase 3 of the ForWard Curriculum is dedicated to career exploration and internship preparation with many individualized opportunities.

Phase 3 blocks

Internship Preparation

Two-week required “bootcamps” where student practice essential skills to ensure success as they transition from medical school to internship.

Advanced Clinical Experiences

Required Inpatient and Ambulatory Acting Internships focus on building skills that are needed to function on day one of residency.

Career-Focused Basic Science

A variety of electives connecting basic science to clinical practice, reinforcing important basic science concepts necessary for future careers.

Public Health Selectives

A variety of electives providing opportunities to develop practical public health skills for future professional work.


A diagram of MD Program Phase 3 courses