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Immersion Phase


  1. To deepen foundational science knowledge during meaningful clinical engagement
  2. To solidify clinical skills
  3. To enhance practice-based learning skills
  4. To ensure readiness for intern role/residency
  5. To expand knowledge and skills regarding scholarship
  6. To further grow knowledge and skills regarding leadership
  7. To encourage professional development

Students will select from a broad menu of courses including Integrated Science Courses (ISCs), Advanced Clinical Experiences (ACEs), Acting Internships (AIs) and Advanced Electives. During a portion of the immersion phase, students will participate in a three- to six-month mentored research experience, tailored around each student’s particular research and clinical interests. The longitudinal curricular elements of Foundations of Health Care Delivery and Learning Communities will remain integral to student development during the Immersion Phase.

Every student has a different story. Click below to see some of them:

Brian's Story

Julia's Story

Jeannette's Story

Maria's Story

Rafi's Story

Samantha's Story

Sandeep's Story