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UNC School of Medicine Charlotte Academic Calendar

Third Year Calendar | Clerkship Schedule | Fourth Year Calendar

Third Year Calendar

The academic year (March 2016 - February 2017) is deivided into two, 24-week segments. Students will be divided into two groups to begin with Modified Blocks or Longitudinal.

Modified Blocks: Students spend 24 weeks in Inpatient rotations in the following departments:

  • Surgery - 6 weeks
  • Medicine - 5 weeks
  • OB/GYN - 4 weeks
  • Peds - 4 weeks
  • Neurology - 2 weeks
  • Psychiatry - 3 weeks

Longitudinal: Outpatient rotations resemble TEC's Community Based Longitudinal Care. Students experience one-on-one precepting with outstanding community physicians. Self-directed time is built into the schedule to allow the opportunity to follow patients throughout the system. Biweekly shifts in the Emergency Department are also a part of the curriculum.

 

Charlotte Campus Transition Course: February 29 – March 4, 2016
Begin Rotations March 7, 2016
Holiday March 25, 2016
Holiday May 30, 3016  
Summer Break June 25 – July 4, 2016
Modified Block and Longitudinal Switch

August 29, 2016

Weekly half days in each outpatient setting:

  • Family Practice
  • Internal Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Pediatrics (with 3 half-days Newborn Nursery)
  • Neurology (every other week)
  • OB/GYN
Holiday September 5, 2016
Holiday November 24, 2016
Holiday December 17 - January 2, 2017
Holiday January 16, 2017
Last day of Rotation  February 24, 2017
POLICY ON REQUIRED HOLIDAYS AND TIME OFF: The holidays and days off listed above are required for all students. The working day before a holiday or day-off should end no later than 5:00 p.m. Time off on weekends following or preceding holidays is at the discretion of the preceptor.

 

Fourth Year Calendar

THE CLINICAL CURRICULUM 1 FOURTH YEAR

2016-2017 Academic Year- Note: Calendar subject to change.

Elective Period Required Holidays
1. March 28 – April 22
2. May 2 – May 27 May 30, 2016
3. May 31 – June 24
4. June 27 - July 22 July 4, 2016
5. July 25 - August 19  
6. August 22 – September 16 September 5, 2016
7. September 19 - October 14
8. October 17- November 11 January 19, 2015
9. November 14 - December 9 November 24, 2016 
December 10, 2016 - January 2, 2017
Break
10. January 3 - January 27 March 20, 2015
11. January 30 – February 24 April 3, 2015
12. February 27 – March 24 March 17, 2017 (Match Day Tentative)
13. March 27 - April 21 April 14, 2017
10A. April 24 - April 28 REQUIRED CAPSTONE COURSE
GRADUATION WEEKEND MAY 13 – 14, 2017

POLICY ON REQUIRED HOLIDAYS, FREE PERIODS & TIME OFF: The holidays & days-off listed above are required for all students. The working day before a holiday, day-off, or free period should end no later than 5:00 p.m. Time off on weekends following or preceding holidays is at the discretion of the preceptor.

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