Phase II Curriculum: Year Three and Year Four

Year Three

In year three, students take required clerkships in core clinical disciplines: Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry 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 (KC/S) Clerkship in Family Medicine
  • GERO 900 (KC/S) Geriatrics
  • GYNO 900 (KC/S) Basic Gynecology-Obstetrics Clerkship
  • MED 900 (KC/S) Basic Medicine Clerkship
  • NEUR 900 (KC/S) Neurology
  • PED 900 (KC/S) General Pediatrics
  • PYCH 955 (KC/S) Psychiatry Clerkship
  • SURG 900 (KC/S) Junior Surgery Clerkship
  • ICM 900 (KC/S) Issues in Clinical Medicine
WICHITA
  • FCMD 950 (W) Family Practice
  • GERI 950 (W) Geriatrics
  • OBGN 975 (W) Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • INMD 975 (W) Basic Medicine Clerkship
  • NROL 950 (W) Neurology
  • PDRC 975 (W) Pediatrics
  • PSCR 950 (W) Psychiatry
  • SGRY 975 (W) Junior Surgery
  • ICM 975 (W) Issues in Clinical Medicine

Course and Clerkship Director

Clerkship - Kansas City Campus Clerkship Administrator Clerkship Director(s)
Family Medicine Stephanie Carter
913-588-3317
Drs. Hannah Maxfield, Sarah Marks
Geriatrics Angela Gosserand
913-588-1306
Drs. Dan Swagerty, James Birch
Internal Medicine Marcia Pressly
913-588-6002
Drs. Isaac Opole, Gary Doolittle, David Becker, Jennifer Fink, Michael Rouse
Neurology Paula Mengel
913-588-6996
Dr. Yunxia Wang
Ob/Gyn Lorraine Helm
913-588-3244
Drs. John Calkins, Kimberly Swan
Pediatrics Patricia Cook
913-588-6310
Drs. Lore Nelson, Grace Brouillette
Psychiatry Lesley Leive
913-588-1306
Drs. William Gabrielli and Shilpa Sachdeva
Surgery Dr. Peter DiPasco Drs. Peter DiPasco, Amanda Amin, Ashley Bennett
Issues in Clinical Medicine Benito Berardo
913-588-7200
Drs. Martha Montello, Mark Meyer
Clerkship - Salina Campus Clerkship Administrator Assistant Clerkship Director(s)
Family Medicine Lucy Kollhoff
785-822-0402
Drs. M. Chantel Long, Sara Johnston
Geriatrics Lucy Kollhoff
785-822-0402
Dr. C. Scott Owings
Internal Medicine Lucy Kollhoff
785-822-0402
Drs. Henry Reed, Jon Richards, Brian Pavey
Neurology Lucy Kollhoff
785-822-0402
Dr. Trent Davis
Ob/Gyn Lucy Kollhoff
785-822-0402
Dr. Chris Graber
Pediatrics Lucy Kollhoff
785-822-0402
Dr. Alisa Bridge
Psychiatry Lucy Kollhoff
785-822-0402
Drs. George Jerkovich, Alisha Coulson
Surgery Lucy Kollhoff
785-822-0402
Drs. Chris Rupe, Mike Johnson
Issues In Clinical Medicine Lucy Kollhoff
785-822-0402
Dr. C. Scott Owings
Clerkship - Wichita Campus Clerkship Administrator Director(s)
Family Medicine Mary Hursey
316-293-2607
Drs. Laura Mayans
Geriatrics Erica Ortiz
316-293-2607
Drs. John Dorsch, Gerard Brungardt
Internal Medicine Jean Olsen
316-293-2650
Jaime Schadegg
316-293-2604
Dr. Samuel Akidiva
Neurology Amanda Elmore
316-293-3709
Jaime Schadegg
316-293-2604
Dr. Jon Schrage
Ob/Gyn Margaret Santos
316-962-3181
Dr. Michael Brown
Pediatrics Donnita Pelser
316-962-2250
Dr. Mark Harrison
Psychiatry Ronda Magness
316-293-3508
Dr. Cheryl Wehler
Surgery Katie Flessner
316-268-5990
Dr. Therese Cusick
Issues in Clinical Medicine Sarah Strole 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
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4th Year Clerkship/Course Contacts

Kansas City

Administrator

Director(s)

Population Health in Practice Leslie Sullivan
913-588-2791
Drs. Ed Ellerbeck, Catherine Satterwhite, and Ky Stoltzfus
Rural Preceptorship Neesa Montoya
913-588-8221
Dr. Michael Kennedy
Subinternships
Family Medicine Stephanie Carter
913-588-3317
Dr. Hannah Maxfield
Internal Medicine Marcia Pressly
913-588-6002
Dr. Jeff Beasley
OB/GYN Lorraine Helm
913-588-3244
Dr. John Calkins
Otolaryngology Samantha Hall
913-588-6739
Dr. Carrie Francis
Pediatrics Patricia Cook
913-588-6310
Dr. Lore Nelson
Surgery Dr. Peter DiPasco Dr. Peter DiPasco

Wichita Courses

Administrator

Director(s)

Population Health in Practice Mat Hotzel 316-293-3531 Dr. Robert Badgett
Rural Preceptorship - Internal Medicine Jean Olsen
316-293-2650
Dr. Samuel Akidiva
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 Jean Olsen
316-293-2650
Dr. Samuel Akidiva
Pediatrics Donnita Pelser
316-962-2250
Dr. Mark Harrison
OB/GYN Margaret Santos
316-962-3181
Dr. Michael Brown
Surgery Katie Flessner
316-268-5990
Dr. Therese Cusick
Psychiatry Ronda Magness
316-293-3508
Dr. Cheryl Wehler

Last modified: Nov 15, 2016
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