Med 1 – Year 1

Below are the expectations of a First Year MSTP Student:

  • Attend all MSTP Required Events as outlined by the policy.
  • Complete one four-week (or longer) rotation during the summer before Med 1 year begins.
  • Register for Health and Dental Insurance.
  • Complete MSTP IDP and attend MSTP IDP Committee Meeting scheduled by the Assistant Director.
  • Select two summer rotations in the early Spring. Each is a required minimum of 4 weeks (8 total weeks) to be completed in the summer between Med 1 and 2 year.
  • Successfully complete all coursework requirements as detailed by the Medical School. If tutoring is needed, please contact the Director, Assistant Director, or the Office of Student Academic Support and Strategic Programs.
  • Start planning and organizing IDP Committee


Med 8678 MSTP Summer Program: 4 Week Lab Rotation
Med 6513 Social issues in Medicine 1
Med 7751 Systems 1
Med 7718 Clinical Performance Development 1
BIMS 8131 Topic: Molecular Basis of Human Disease (2.0 credit)
BIMS 8171 Research in Progress Colloquium (1.0 credit)
MED 6513 Social Issues in Medicine 2
MED 7719 Clinical Performance & Development II (CPD)
MED 7752 Systems 2
BIMS 8172 Research in Progress Colloquium (1.0 credit)
BIMS 8132 Topic: Molecular Basis of Human Disease (2.0 credit) (ends before Spring Break)
PATH 8470 MSTP Journal Club: Readings in Molecular Medicine (2.0 credit) (Begins just before Spring Break and runs until the end of the semester)

*The MSTP funds both Med 1 and Med 2 Years stipend, benefits and tuition*