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Phase II Curriculum, 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

  • FAPR 900 (KC) Preceptorship- 4 credits
  • Critical Care Selective- 4 credits
  • PMED 960 (KC) Population Health in Practice- 4 credits
  • Subinternship Selective- 4 credits
  • Electives 16 credits
    (At least 12 credits of electives must be clinical.)

Wichita

  • RLMD 976 or RLMD 977 or RLMD 978 (W) Rural Medicine- 4 credits
  • Critical Care Selective- 4 credits
  • PVMD 975 (W) Population Health in Practice- 4 credits
  • Subinternship Selective- 4 credits
  • Electives 16 credits
    (At least 12 credits 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 October, February and April 
  • Rural Preceptorship
    FAPR 900 - (4 wks) 
  • 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 participating hospitals and schools

4th Year Clerkship/Course Contacts

Kansas City Courses

Kansas City Course

Administrator

Director(s)

Population Health in Practice Leslie Sullivan
913-588-2791
Drs. Ed Ellerbeck and Ky Stoltzfus
Rural Preceptorship Neesa Montoya
913-588-8221
Dr. Jennifer Bacani McKenney

Kansas City Subinternships

Kansas City Subinternship

Administrator

Director(s)

Family Medicine Kate Briseno
913-588-3317
Dr. Laurel Witt
Internal Medicine Lisa Tandberg
918-588-8726
Dr. Jeff Beasley
OB/GYN Adam Bradley
913-588-3244
Dr. Laura Parks and Rachel DiTeresi
Otolaryngology Samantha Hall
913-588-6739
Dr. Carrie Francis
Pediatrics Jessica Burson
913-588-6310
Drs. Kourtney Bettinger, Lisa Gilmer
Psychiatry Charlotte Iannaci
913-588-6428
Dr. Lisa Shenkman
Surgery James Soulikias
913-588-7323
Drs German Berbel, Lyndsey Kilgore, Christa Balanoff

Wichita Courses

Wichita Course

Administrator

Director(s)

Population Health in Practice Iva Chrisman
316-293-1827
Dr. Robert Badgett
Rural Preceptorship - Internal Medicine Dr. Brent Duran
Rural Preceptorship - Pediatrics Donnita Pelser Dr. Mark Harrison
Rural Preceptorship - Family Medicine Erica Ortiz
316-293-2607
Dr. Lynn Fisher

Wichita Subinternships

Wichita Subinternship

Administrator

Director(s)

Family & Community Medicine Erica Ortiz
316-293-2607
Dr. Tessa Rohrberg
Internal Medicine Jean Olsen
316-293-2650
Drs. Tiffany Schwasinger-Schmidt,  Sean Jahansooz
Pediatrics Donnita Pelser
316-962-2250
Dr. Mark Harrison
OB/GYN Stacey Wright-Haviland
316-962-3182
Drs. Ashley Robbins, David Grainger
Surgery Katie Flessner
316-268-5990
Dr. Sarah Corn
Psychiatry Ronda Magness
316-293-3508
Dr. Cheryl Wehle
KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
KU School of Medicine Office of Medical Education
Mailstop 1049
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7200
Fax: 913-588-7235