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CLINICAL SCIENCE PROGRAM

The Clincal Science program at Metropolitan University is 72-weeks long and is divided into 48 weeks of Core clerkships and 24 weeks of Electives.

 

Core Clerkships are mandatory clerkships done at University-affiliated hospitals.

 

Elective Clerkships are selected based on student interest and can be done at University-affiliate hospitals or at non-affiliate hospitals. Members of the Dean's office will assist the student in the selection of the Electives that best suites their future goals, like obtaining a residency match in a field of their choice.

CORE CLERKSHIPS

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INTERNAL MEDICINE
DURATION: 12 WEEKS

SURGERY
DURATION: 12 WEEKS

Surgery
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OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
DURATION: 6 WEEKS

PEDIATRICS
DURATION: 6 WEEKS

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PSYCHIATRY
DURATION: 6 WEEKS

FAMILY MEDICINE
DURATION: 6 WEEKS

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ELECTIVE CLERKSHIPS

Students are required to do 24 weeks of Electives. Each elective should be of at least 4 weeks in duration.

Electives should include at least one item from:

  • Medical specialty, like nephrology, cardiology, pulmonology, etc.

  • Surgical specialty, like vascular surgery, neurosurgery, etc.

  • Primary care, which can be family medicine, emergency medicine, outpatient clinics etc.

  • Other specialty like pathology, radiology, orthopedics, anesthesiology, etc.