Phase I Course Directors

Block 1: Body Systems & Homeostasis 1 – Aug 12-Sept 27

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

Block 2: Pathogenesis – Oct 7-Dec 6

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 2-Feb 7

Basic science: Dr. David Pinson

Block 4: Circulation & Respiration – Feb 10-April 10

Basic science: Dr. Yerko Berrocal

Clinical: Dr. David Charles (Cardiology); Dr. Kishore Karamchandani (Pulmonary)

Block 5: Digestion & Homeostasis 2 – April 27-June 12

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

Clinical: Dr. Gordon James (Renal); Dr. Michael Cashman (GI)

Block 6: Brain and Behavior – Aug 19-Oct 25

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

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

Block 7: Regulation & Reproduction – Nov 4-Dec 13

Basic Science: Dr. Monzurul Roni

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

Block 8: Synthesis – Jan 2-Feb 7

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

Block 9: Transition to Clerkships – Apr 6-Apr 7

TBD

Block 10

TBD

Longitudinal Course: Synthesis
First year: Sept 30-Oct 4, Dec 9-13, Apr 13-17, June 15-19
Second year: Oct 28-Nov 1, Jan 2-Feb 7

Basic science: Dr. David Pinson (Pathology)

Clinical: Dr. Jessica Hanks (Med-Peds)

Longitudinal Course: DoCS – Throughout Curriculum

Matthew Jager, D.O. (Med-Peds)
Dr. Manasa Kandula (Internal Medicine)

Longitudinal Course: Medical Colloquia – Throughout Curriculum

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