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MD Curriculum

Students examine a brain model

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria is a regional campus of the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

Students on all three campuses follow the curriculum structure established by the College of Medicine, beginning with the core basic science curriculum in the first two years, followed by more clinical hands-on training in the third and fourth years.

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Pre-Clerkship Years

Phase 1 at the University of Illinois College of Medicine comprises the first two years of medical school. This pre-clerkship curriculum provides students with a strong foundation in the basic sciences and clinical skills needed to become a physician.

The Clinical Years

The clinical curriculum is designed to prepare students for the challenges of modern medicine during their third and fourth years of medical school, which are referred to as Phase 2 and Phase 3. Upon completion, students will be well-prepared to provide care to patients in ambulatory and hospital settings.