Curriculum Content & Leaders

Courses & Clerkships Overview

Curriculum information on the BUSM Admissions Page
Third Year, Fourth Year, & Extracurricular Definitions
Dual Degree Programs: Listing of requirements, eligibility, and application information for our dual degree programs
MD & MD/PhD Entering Student information
BU Bulletin Website: Listing of BUSM Courses on the official Bulletin Website
Barnes & Noble Textbook Search: Please note that you should select “MED MS” in the second dropdown box where it asks you to “Select Department”.

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First Year Curriculum

Principles Integrating Sciences and Medicine Curriculum (PrISM)
(MS 141, MS 142, MS 144, MS 145, MS 146)

Course Directors:

Leadership Team:

Essentials of Public Health (MS 129)
Human Behavior in Medicine (MS 126)
Doctoring 1

Second Year Curriculum

Disease and Therapy Curriculum (DRx)
(MS 220, MS 221, MS 223, MS 224, MS 225, MS 226)

Course Directors:

Leadership Team:

Doctoring 2
  • Course Co-Director: Dr. Christine Phillips | (617) 414-3748 | chphilli@bu.edu
  • Course Co-Director: Dr. Joseph Rencic | (617) 358-7488 | jrencic@bu.edu
  • Course Coordinator: Jodie Trainor | (617) 358-7498 | jtrain@bu.edu

Clerkships, Selectives, & Electives

Family Medicine

Overview of Clerkship

Medicine

Overview of Clerkship

Neurology

Overview of Clerkship

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Overview of Clerkship

Pediatrics

Overview of Clerkship

Psychiatry

Overview of Clerkship

Surgery/Surgical Subspecialties

Overview of Clerkship

Geriatrics

Overview of Clerkship

Radiology

Overview of Selective

Emergency Medicine

Overview of Selective

Advanced Medicine 2

Overview of Selective

Fourth Year Course Catalogue