First Year Calendar

First Year Calendar

Core Courses Block I

  • Problem-based Learning from the Literature

Topic Courses:

  • Genomics and Epidemiology
  • Infection and Immunity
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Neurobiology/Neurological Diseases
  • Health Service and Outcomes Research
  • Cardiovascular Disease/Kidney Disease
  • Respiratory Physiology/Pulmonary Disease

Core Courses Block II

  • Intellectual Property: Recognition and Protection
  • Commercialization: Options and Licenses, Startups, Spinoffs and Fundraising
  • Regulatory Aspects, e.g., FDA Approval
  • Principles and Practices of Clinical Research
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Survival Skills for Investigators

Years 1-2:

  • Training Program in Translational Science and Clincial Research (via video conference with UCLA)

Years 2-4:

  • Seminar Courses on Selected Topics
  • Laboratory Group Meetings/Journal Clubs
  • Teaching Experience (Didactic Courses for Medical Fellows)