WWAMI Medical Program Curriculum 

First Year:

First year courses are taken at Montana State University in Bozeman

Fall Semester

  • Anatomy (Microscopic)
  • Anatomy (Gross)
  • Mechanisms in Cellular Physiology
  • Introduction to Clinical Medicine I
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Clinical Preceptorship I
  • Systems of Human Behavior
  • Medical Information and Decision Making

 Spring Semester

  • Immunology and Human Diseases
  • Head and Neck Anatomy
  • Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
  • Introduction to Clinical Medicine II
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy
  • Nervous System
  • Clinical Preceptorship II

MSU WWAMI First Year Course Descriptions

UWSOM First Year Course Descriptions

Second Year:

  Autumn Quarter

  • Intro. to Clinical Medicine I
  • Cardiovascular System
  • Respiratory System
  • Principles of Pharmacology I
  • Pathology
  • Ethics
  • Urinary System

Winter Quarter

  • Intro. to Clincal Medicine II
  • Pathology
  • Hematology
  • Genetics
  • Medicine, Health & Society
  • Epidemiology
  • Hormones/Nutrients
  • PBL

Spring Quarter

  • Intro. to Clinical Medicine III
  • Skin System
  • Brain & Behavior
  • Principles of Pharm II
  • Reproduction
  • Gastrointestinal System

UWSOM Second Year Course Descriptions

Third and Fourth Year:

At the conclusion of the first two years, students enter the predominantly clinical phase of their education. During this phase, students receive a portion of their training at the University of Washington School of Medicine and a portion, known as the "community phase," from physicians in smaller communities in the five WWAMI states. The goal of the community phase clerkships is to give students an opportunity to learn about the spectrum of illnesses that exists in nonmetropolitan areas and the methods of practice used by rural physicians. Third year clerkships are available in pediatrics, obstetrics-gynecology, psychiatry, family medicine, internal medicine, and surgery in a number of locations throughout the WWAMI region.

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