Clinical Curriculum

Students will be expected to travel to several clerkships at locations distant from the school.  While many sites have housing available, students are ultimately responsible for obtaining their own housing. 


HPAS 550 Internal Medicine (6qh) 
Six-week clerkship in an Internal Medicine setting.  

HPAS 560 General Surgery (6qh) 
Six-week clerkship in a General Surgery setting.  

HPAS 565 Family Medicine (6qh) 
Six-week clerkship in a Family Medicine setting.  

HPAS 570 Women's Health (6qh) 
Six-week clerkship in an Obstetrics-Gynecology setting.  

HPAS 575 Pediatrics (6qh) 
Six-week clerkship in a Pediatric setting.  

HPAS 580 Emergency Medicine (6qh) 
Six-week clerkship in an Emergency Medicine setting. 

HNUT 562 Clinical Nutrition for Health Professionals-II (1 qh)
This course is the continuation of HNUT 561 (see description under Didactic Curriculum)

HPAS 591 and HPAS 592 Elective Rotation (6qh each) 
Two, six-week clerkship in a medical or surgical subspecialty (subject to approval by the Department). 

  • Electives include: Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Surgery, General Surgery, Family Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Neurology, Neuro Surgery, Orthopaedics, Oncology, Pediatrics/Neonatology, Trauma Surgery, Infectious Disease, Women's Health, and Internal Medicine.
 HPAS 690 Master's Project (8qh) 
 Students can choose to complete their project on an Evidence-Based Medicine or Primary Research track. 
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