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Curriculum Timeline - Joint DO/PhD Program

  


Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

University of the Sciences in Philadelphia

 

Curriculum

 

Joint DO/PhD Program

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and

Doctor of Philosophy in Cellular and Molecular Biology

 

PCOM-Based

USciences-Based

Cross-Institutional 

                     

CSE = PCOM Clinical Skills Enhancement

 

                       Year 1                  Year 2          Year 3               Year 4          Year 5        Year 6      Year7

Fall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M1 osteopathic medical curriculum

M2

osteopathic medical curriculum

 

 

Biotech (3)

 

Advanced

Cell Biology (3)

 

CSE 1

 

USciences PhD Seminar  (1)

Cell Biology Methods Lab (2)

 

Statistics (3)

 

Research

 

CSE 4

 

Qual. Exam

(proposal)

Research

 

 

 

CSE 7

     M3

 

 

Clinical

Clerkships     

   M4

 

 

Clinical

Clerkships

Spring

 

 

 

 

 

M1

osteopathic medical curriculum

M2

osteopathic medical curriculum

Biotech Lab (2)

 

Cell Methods(3)

 

CSE 2

 

Research

 

CSE 5

Research

 

CSE 8

     M3

 

Clinical

Clerkships

M4

 

Clinical

Clerkships

 

 

DO Conferral

Summer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(2) 4-week lab rotations (USciences Intro to Research course):

Foundations

of  Biomed Research

 

Comlex I

 

Thesis Proposal

 

Assemble

Committee

(5 faculty)

 

USciences Graduate Seminar (1)

 

 

Research)

 

CSE 3

Research

 

CSE 6

 

PhD Comprehensive Exam (no later than)

Research

 

Defense

 

PhD

Conferral

    M3

 

Clinical

Clerkships

   

Rev. July 7, 2011