This 15-month phase of the curriculum is designed to allow students to explore potential specialty careers, through a combination of required and elective clinical clerkships. Students will participate in required Advanced Patient Care clerkships, required Neurology/Neurosurgery and Emergency Medicine, and clinical elective opportunities. Students will finish the Explore and Focus phase with a Transition to Residency experience.
Explore & Focus, Curriculum Resources
- Guide to 4th Year Planning
- Explore & Focus Clerkship Overview
- Clerkship Catalog
- Clerkship Policies
- WWAMI Travel Information
- Clerkship Administrator Contact List
- Career Advising
Explore & Focus, Required Clerkships
At the UW School of Medicine students participate in 20 weeks of clinical electives across 19 specialties.