All members of the rising third-year class choose a lottery number in the spring of their second year. This number is used to process third and fourth-year registration material in the Office of the Registrar; numbers remain assigned to individuals throughout both years.
Students may process a one-time switch of a lottery number with another member of their class during dates announced by the Registrar. Both students must come to the Office of the Registrar together and complete a Lottery Number Exchange Form. Late requests will not be accepted.
The third-year curriculum consists of 49 weeks of coursework. Students are required to take a total of seven clerkships and three two-week electives. These clerkships illustrated on the Third Year Curriculum Sequences Grid.
All third-year students are required to take the same set of third-year clinical clerkships and three two-week electives. The courses are offered in 12 different registration sequences, depicted on the Third-Year Curriculum Sequences Grid.
Registration occurs as follows:
1. All students choose a sequence on the 3rd Year Sequence Selection form, due in February. Track assignments are posted on the Education Management System website.
2. Students will register for their post-Medicine and post-Ob/Gyn electives via email correspondence from the registrar.
3. Students will register for the shared elective in September.
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