The third- and fourth-year MD Program curriculum at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison includes core clerkships, required clerkships, Year 4 requirements and electives.

Core clerkships (Year 3, 40 credits)

  • Internal medicine - 8 weeks
  • Neuroscience - 4 weeks
  • Obstetrics and gynecology - 6 weeks
  • Pediatrics - 6 weeks
  • Primary care - 8 weeks
  • Psychiatry - 4 weeks
  • Surgery - 8 weeks

Required clerkships (Year 3 or 4, 10 credits)

  • Anesthesia - 2 weeks
  • Radiology - 2 weeks

Year 4 requirements (14 credits)

  • Medicine acting inpatient internship - 4 weeks
  • Surgery rotation - 4 weeks
  • Preceptorship - 6 weeks

Electives

A complete list of all medical student electives is posted in OASIS.

  • Clinically based electives in the UW Clinical Campus - 4 weeks
  • UW, extramural, international clerkship or research - 12 weeks

Clinical years structure and clerkship descriptions