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Phase II Curriculum: Year Three and Year Four

Year Three

In year three, students take required clerkships in core clinical disciplines: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Infant Child Adolescent Health, and Surgery. Also in year 3, students take Issues in Clinical Medicine. During year four, students complete additional required clerkships and courses (Rural Preceptorship, Critical Care, Health of the Public, Subinternship) and electives. Credit hours for required courses, clerkships, and electives are listed below.

Clinical Component, Kansas City and Salina Campus (KC/S), Wichita Campus (W)

Student clerkship experiences take place in the hospital and clinic settings. Clerkships may take place in the University of Kansas Hospital and clinics or in affiliated hospitals and clinics, depending on departmental arrangements. Clerkships include rotation on the teaching services, teaching rounds, departmental case conferences, and weekly Grand Rounds.

KANSAS CITY / SALINA
  • FAPR 955 Family Medicine Clerkship
  • GYNO 900 Obstetrics/Gynecology Clerkship
  • MED 900 Internal Medicine Clerkship
  • NEUR 900 Neurology Clerkship
  • PED 900 Infant Child Adolescent Health Clerkship
  • PYCH 900 Psychiatry Clerkship
  • SURG 900 Junior Surgery Clerkship
  • ICM 900 Issues in Clinical Medicine
WICHITA
  • FCMD 950 Family Medicine Clerkship
  • INMD 975 Internal Medicine Clerkship
  • NROL 950 Neurology Clerkship
  • OBGN 975 Obstetrics/Gynecology Clerkship
  • PDRC 975 Infant Child Adolescent Health
  • PSCR 975 Psychiatry Clerkship
  • SGRY 975 Junior Surgery
  • ICM 975 Issues in Clinical Medicine

Course and Clerkship Director

Clerkship - Kansas City Campus Clerkship Administrator Clerkship Director(s)
Family Medicine Kristen Estrada
913-588-4001
Drs. Erin Corriveau and Laurel Witt
Internal Medicine Lisa Mena
913-588-0843
Drs. Isaac Opole, Gary Doolittle, David Becker, Jennifer Fink, and Michael Rouse
Neurology Paula Mengel
913-588-6996
Drs. Yunxia Wang and Brenton Massey
Ob/Gyn Lorraine Helm
913-588-3244
Drs. John Calkins, Laura Parks, Rachel DiTeresi
Psychiatry Lesley Leive
913-588-6401
Drs. William Gabrielli, Shilpa Sachdeva,
Infant Child Adolescent Health Patricia Cook
913-588-6310
Drs. Lore Nelson, Grace Brouillette
Surgery

Laurie Wood 913-6113

Dr. Peter DiPasco
Issues in Clinical Medicine Benito Berardo
913-588-7200
Drs. Carla Keirns and Mark Meyer
Clerkship - Salina Campus Clerkship Administrator Clerkship Director(s)
Family Medicine Mary Vernon
785-822-0411
Drs. M. Chantel Long and Sara Johnston
Internal Medicine Mary Vernon
785-822-0411
Drs. Henry Reed, Jon Richards, Brian Pavey, and Jacob Hodges
Neurology Mary Vernon
785-822-0411
Dr. Trent Davis
Ob/Gyn Mary Vernon
785-822-0411
Drs. Chris Graber
Psychiatry Mary Vernon
785-822-0411
Drs. Ralph Bahrati and Dr. Alisha Coulson
Infant Child Adolescent Health Mary Vernon
785-822-0411
Dr. Julianne Schwerdtfager
Surgery Mary Vernon
785-822-0402  
Drs. Chris Rupe, Mike Johnson, and Ryan Payne
Issues In Clinical Medicine Mary Vernon
785-822-0411 
Dr. C. Scott Owings
Clerkship - Wichita Campus Clerkship Administrator Director(s)
Family Medicine Mary Hursey
316-293-2607
Dr. Rick Kellerman
Internal Medicine Jaime Schadegg
316-293-2604
Dr. Ali Jahansooz
Neurology Jaime Schadegg
316-293-2604
Dr. Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt
Ob/Gyn Stacey Wright-Haviland
316-962-3182
Drs. David Grainger and Laura Tatpati
Psychiatry Ronda Magness
316-293-3508
Dr. Cheryl Wehler
Infant Child Adolescent Health Donnita Pelser
316-962-2250
Dr. Mark Harrison
Surgery

Angela Smith
316-268-5990

Dr. Therese Cusick
Issues in Clinical Medicine Ally Turner 316-293-3594 Dr. Garold Minns

Year Four

The fourth-year curriculum allows students to design a personalized course of study.The selectives enable students to make choices about their courses, but these choices must include a selection in the
following specific areas of study: rural medicine, critical care, health of the public, and a subinternship.

KANSAS CITY WICHITA   
FAPR 900 (KC) Preceptorship 4 RLMD 976 or RLMD 977 or RLMD 978 (W) Rural Medicine 4
Critical Care Selective 4 Critical Care Selective 4
PMED 960 (KC) Population Health in Practice 4 PVMD 975 (W) Population Health in Practice 4
Subinternship Selective 4 Subinternship Selective 4
Electives 16
(At least 12 hours of electives must be clinical.)
Electives 16
(At least 12 hours of electives must be clinical.)

Course requirements for the M.D. Degree

(Fourth Year = 32 weeks/8 months)

Population Health in Practice - PMED 960 - (4 wks) - only offered in January, February and April - Contact person: Leslie Sullivan, X8-2791  
Rural Preceptorship - FAPR 900 - (4 wks) - Contact person: Hannah Ratchford, X8-8221
Subinternship (4 wks) - Choose from: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Ob-Gyn, Otolaryngology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery or Neurosurgery
Critical Care Selective (4 wks) - Choose from: Anesthesia, ICU Medicine, CCU Medicine, Neonatology, Pediatrics, Burn Center, Neurosurgery or ICU Surgery
Electives (16 wks): No more than 4 credits of non-clinical/patient care electives can be counted toward graduation credits. A minimum of 12 credits of electives must be clinical/patient care electives.

4th Year Clinical Schedule Information

  • 4th year track selection
  • Sub I requirements and forms
  • Critical Care Requirements and forms
  • Elective requirements and forms
  • Special Program/Externship information
  • Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) application instructions and participation hospitals and schools
  • Click here to learn more...

4th Year Clerkship/Course Contacts

Kansas City

Administrator

Director(s)

Population Health in Practice Samantha Eiffert
913-588-2791
Drs. Ed Ellerbeck, Catherine Satterwhite, and Ky Stoltzfus
Rural Preceptorship Neesa Montoya
913-588-8221
Dr. Michael Kennedy
Subinternships
Family Medicine Kristin Estrada
913-588-4001
Drs. Erin Corriveau and Laurel Witt
Internal Medicine Lisa Mena
913-588-0843
Dr. Jeff Beasley
OB/GYN Lorraine Helm
913-588-3244
Drs. Laura Parks, Rachel DiTeresi, and John Calkins
Otolaryngology Samantha Hall
913-588-6739
Dr. Carrie Francis
Pediatrics Patricia Cook
913-588-6310
Drs. Lore Nelson and Grace Brouillette
Psychiatry Lesley Leive
913-588-6401
Dr. Lisa Shenkman
Surgery Laurie Wood
913-6113
Dr. Peter DiPasco

Wichita Courses

Administrator

Director(s)

Population Health in Practice Iva Chrisman 316-293-1827 Dr. Robert Badgett
Rural Preceptorship - Internal Medicine Jaime Schadegg
316-293-2604
Drs. Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt and A. Sean Jahansooz
Rural Preceptorship - Pediatrics Donnita Pelser Dr. Mark Harrison
Rural Preceptorship - Family Medicine Erica Ortiz
316-293-2607
Dr. John Dorsch
Subinternships
Family & Community Medicine Erica Ortiz
316-293-2607
Dr. John Dorsch
Internal Medicine Jaime Schadegg
316-293-2604
Drs. Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt and A. Sean Jahansooz
Pediatrics Donnita Pelser
316-962-2250
Dr. Mark Harrison
OB/GYN Stacey Wright-Haviland
316-962-3182
Dr. Laura Tatpati
Surgery Angela Smith
316-268-5990
Dr. Therese Cusick
Psychiatry Ronda Magness
316-293-3508
Dr. Cheryl Wehler

Last modified: May 14, 2019
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