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Flexible Intersessions Enable Students to Pursue Personal Interests, Strengthen Areas of Difficulty

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The Shared Discovery Curriculum (SDC) is a very different curriculum. Of the many ways it differs from your more traditional medical school curricula, the SDC enhances the learning-through-experience mode of training by including personal learning plans.
Intersessions are one of the ways each student can customize their experience at the College of Human Medicine. A series of focused topic study courses, Intersessions provide an opportunity for students to dive into particular areas of strength, weakness, and/or interest.

Each intersession schedule is tailored to the student.

These four-week mini-courses fill in the gaps between the Early Clinical Experience (ECE) and the Middle Clinical Experience (MCE) as well as the MCE and Late Clinical Experience (LCE) prior to the USMLE Step 1 Exam.

Shared Discovery Curriculum Intersessions from MSU MD on Vimeo.
"This is different than other medical training programs in that you get to choose what you want to take, which is great because ev…