Phase 3 of the ForWard Curriculum is dedicated to career exploration, acting internships, basic science selectives, public health selectives and internship preparation. This phase is completed in 16 months and consists of many individualized opportunities and electives that emphasize various clinical and basic sciences as well as Thread areas.
Required Inpatient and Ambulatory Acting Internships focus on building skills that are needed to function on day one of residency.
A variety of electives connecting basic science to clinical practice, reinforcing important fundamental science concepts necessary for future careers.
A variety of electives providing opportunities to develop practical public health skills for future professional work.
Two-week required “bootcamps” where student practice essential skills to ensure success as they transition from medical school to internship.