Phase I Course Directors

Block 1: Body Systems & Homeostasis 1 – Aug 16-Oct 1 

Basic science: Jon Fisher, Ph.D (Cell Biology)

Block 2: Pathogenesis – Oct 11-Dec 10

Basic science: Dr. Richard Tapping (Immunology), Dr. Sherri Yong (Pathology)

Clinical: Dr. Douglas Kasper and Dr. Michael Veeder (Heme/Onc)

Block 3: Skin, Muscle and Movement – Jan 3-Feb 11

Basic science: Dr. David Pinson

Block 4: Circulation & Respiration – Feb 21-April 22

Basic science: Dr. Yerko Berrocal

Clinical: Dr. David Charles (Cardiology)

Block 5: Digestion & Homeostasis 2 – May 2-June 17

Basic science: Dr. Jenna Regan (Genetics); Dr. David McPheeters (Biochemistry)

Clinical: Dr. Gordon James (Renal); Dr. Nikhil Kalva (GI)

Block 6: Brain and Behavior – Aug 23-Oct 29

Basic science: Dr. Sara Bach (Neuropathology); Dr. Andrew Darr

Clinical: Dr. Tim Bruce (Psych); Dr. Bahareh Hassanzadeh (Neurology)

Block 7: Regulation & Reproduction – Nov 8-Dec 17

Basic Science: Dr. Monzurul Roni

Clinical: Dr. Valeria Benavides (Peds Endo), Dr. Anu Vishwanath (Peds Endo)

Block 8: Synthesis – Jan 3-Apr 8

Basic science: Dr. David Pinson (Pathology); Dr. Jessica Hanks (Pediatric Internal Medicine)

Block 9: Transition to Clerkships – Apr 11-Apr 22

TBD

Block 10

TBD

Longitudinal Course: Synthesis
First year: Oct 4-8, Dec 13-17, Feb 14-18, June 20-24
Second year: Nov 1-5, Jan 3-Apr 8

Basic science: Dr. David Pinson (Pathology)

Clinical: Dr. Jessica Hanks (Med-Peds)

Longitudinal Course: DoCS – Throughout Curriculum

Matthew Jager, D.O. (Med-Peds)
Dr. Elizabeth Gabel (Family Medicine)

Longitudinal Course: Medical Colloquia – Throughout Curriculum

Elsa Melendez, M.D. (Med-Peds)
Amy Christison, M.D. (Pediatrics)