Med 2 – Year 2

Below are the expectations of a Second Year MSTP Student:

  • Attend all MSTP Required Events as outlined by the policy.
  • Complete two four-week (or longer) rotations during the summer between Med 1 and Med 2. Eight weeks total minimum.
  • Register for Health and Dental Insurance.
  • Participate in the Clerkship Transition course offered by the Medical School.
  • Choose a mentor and notify the Director and Assistant Director
  • Complete MSTP IDP and attend MSTP IDP Committee Meeting scheduled by the Assistant Director.
  • Register and take the USMLE Step 1 prior to the Medical School Deadline.
  • 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.
  • Return to school and complete a clerkship, a rotation, or begin working with your mentor. Students may also be able to complete modules per the program or adviser’s suggestion.


Med 8678 MSTP Summer Program: select TWO 4 Week Lab Rotations (8 weeks total)
Med 7720 Clinical Performance & Development 3 (CPD)
Med 7753 Systems 3
BIMS 8171 Research in Progress Colloquium
Clerkships It is the Executive Committee’s recommendation that you complete one clerkship prior to beginning graduate work in the lab. This is a suggestion not a requirement.
BIMS BIMS Modules: these should be determined through discussion with the student’s mentor.

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