Doctor of Medicine PHD Program By University of Utah |Top Universities
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Program overview

Main Subject

Medicine

Study Level

PHD

An expected learning outcome is a formal statement of the body of knowledge, practical skills and higher-order thinking skills that a student is expected to master by the time the degree is conferred. Mastery of learning outcomes can be shown by actions that are taken by the student that are both observable and measurable. Students can use these statements to gain a high-level understanding of the expectations of the faculty. This communication of expectations serves as an aid to prospective students in choosing an appropriate degree program to pursue. Students can also use these statements to ensure that they complete their mastery of the knowledge and skills during their studies. Premedical Education Premedical courses must be taken for a passing grade from a fully accredited institution in the United States or Canada prior to matriculation to medical school. Chemistry: 2 years that should include both a general chemistry series including all applicable laboratories (incorporating both quantitative and qualitative analysis) and an organic chemistry series that includes all applicable laboratories. Advanced Placement credit earned with a score of 4 or 5 satisfies 1 semester of this requirement. Applicants must complete the applicable laboratories. Physics: 1 year with all applicable laboratories. Writing/Speech: 1 year of courses that emphasizes written and/or verbal communication. Biology: 2 courses - 1 course must be in cellular biology or biochemistry. Social Science: 1 course (History, Economics, Anthropology, Psychology, etc.) Humanities: 1 course (Art, Music, Drama, Literature, etc.) Graduation Requirements Pass satisfactorily all courses required by the M.D. Program as well as 24 credits of electives Pass the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE) Step 1, Step 2 Clinical Knowledge, and Step 2 Clinical Skills Complete Community Service learning hours - Medicine is grounded in promoting patient and public wellness. It is inherently a profession of service, specifically public service. As such, all medical students will participate in community service learning as part of their medical education. Complete Clinical Medicine Scholarly Activity - Students must understand medical research, the value of research results, the nature and constraints in determining the scientific validity of medical information, and the essential role of scholarly activity in the life of the physician.

Program overview

Main Subject

Medicine

Study Level

PHD

An expected learning outcome is a formal statement of the body of knowledge, practical skills and higher-order thinking skills that a student is expected to master by the time the degree is conferred. Mastery of learning outcomes can be shown by actions that are taken by the student that are both observable and measurable. Students can use these statements to gain a high-level understanding of the expectations of the faculty. This communication of expectations serves as an aid to prospective students in choosing an appropriate degree program to pursue. Students can also use these statements to ensure that they complete their mastery of the knowledge and skills during their studies. Premedical Education Premedical courses must be taken for a passing grade from a fully accredited institution in the United States or Canada prior to matriculation to medical school. Chemistry: 2 years that should include both a general chemistry series including all applicable laboratories (incorporating both quantitative and qualitative analysis) and an organic chemistry series that includes all applicable laboratories. Advanced Placement credit earned with a score of 4 or 5 satisfies 1 semester of this requirement. Applicants must complete the applicable laboratories. Physics: 1 year with all applicable laboratories. Writing/Speech: 1 year of courses that emphasizes written and/or verbal communication. Biology: 2 courses - 1 course must be in cellular biology or biochemistry. Social Science: 1 course (History, Economics, Anthropology, Psychology, etc.) Humanities: 1 course (Art, Music, Drama, Literature, etc.) Graduation Requirements Pass satisfactorily all courses required by the M.D. Program as well as 24 credits of electives Pass the United States Medical Licensing Examinations (USMLE) Step 1, Step 2 Clinical Knowledge, and Step 2 Clinical Skills Complete Community Service learning hours - Medicine is grounded in promoting patient and public wellness. It is inherently a profession of service, specifically public service. As such, all medical students will participate in community service learning as part of their medical education. Complete Clinical Medicine Scholarly Activity - Students must understand medical research, the value of research results, the nature and constraints in determining the scientific validity of medical information, and the essential role of scholarly activity in the life of the physician.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

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