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Academic Calendar 2015-16

M1 Students Class of 2019

(Note: See Course and Clerkship syllabi for specific dates for class and assessment activities)

August 11, 2015: Fall Term Begins
August 11 – 14, 2015: Orientation
August 14, 2015: Advisory Colleges Cup Challenge
August 17, 2015: Fall Term Classes Begin
August 17 – September 11, 2015: Fundamentals, module 1 (4 weeks)
September 7, 2015: Labor Day – No Classes
September 11, 2015: White Coat Ceremony
September 14 – October 9, 2015: Fundamentals, module 2 (4 weeks)
October 12 – 23, 2015: Week on the Wards I (2 weeks)
October 26 – November 20, 2015: Fundamentals, module 3 (4 weeks)
November 23 – December 18, 2015: Fundamentals, module 4 (4 weeks)
November 26 – 29, 2015: Thanksgiving Break
December 18, 2015: Fall term classes end
December 19, 2015: Hold date for Fundamentals Exam Rescheduling due to unforeseen circumstances
December 19, 2015: Fall term ends
December 21, 2015 – January 3, 2015: Winter break (2 weeks)
January 4, 2016: Spring Term Begins
January 4 – January 29, 2016: Life Stages (4 weeks)
January 18, 2016: Martin Luther King Day of Service
February 1 – February 26, 2016: Infectious Diseases (4 weeks)
February 29 – March 18, 2016: Hematology-Oncology (3 weeks)
March 21 – March 27, 2016: Spring break (1 week)
March 28 – April 8, 2016: Hematology-Oncology (2 weeks)
April 11 – May 6, 2016: Skin and Musculoskeletal Systems, module 1 (4 weeks)
April 29, 2016: Advisory Colleges Spring Cup Challenge
May 9 – June 3, 2016: Skin and Musculoskeletal Systems, module 2 (4 weeks)
May 30, 2016: Memorial Day – No Classes
June 3, 2016 Spring term classes end
June 6 – June 24, 2016: M1 Remediation Period
June 24, 2016 Spring term ends

Note: Year-long course of Foundations of Medical Practice, Scholar’s Workshop, and Ambulatory Clerkship run from August 17, 2015 through June 3, 2016 

M2 Students Class of 2018

(Note: See Course and Clerkship syllabi for specific dates for class and assessment activities)

August 10, 2015: Fall Term Begins
August 10, 2015: Fall Term Classes Begin
August 10 – September 11, 2015: Cardiovascular (5 weeks)
August 10, 2015: M2 Orientation – afternoon
August 14, 2015: Cup Challenge – afternoon
September 7, 2015: Labor Day – No Classes
September 14 – October 9, 2015: Pulmonary (4 weeks)
September 25, 2015: IPE Experience with Rutgers Camden students
October 12 – October 30, 2015: Endocrine (3 weeks)
November 2- 25, 2015: Gastroenterology (4 weeks)
November 26 – 29, 2015: Thanksgiving Break
November 30 – December 18, 2015: Urology-Renal (3 weeks)
December 18, 2015: Fall Term Classes End
December 18, 2015: Fall Term Ends
December 19, 2015 – January 3, 2016: Winter break (2 weeks)
January 4, 2016 Spring Term Begins
January 4 – 15, 2016: Urology-Renal (2 weeks)
January 18, 2016: Martin Luther King Day of Service
January 19 – 22, 2016: Week on the Wards II (1 week)
January 25 – February 19, 2016: Women’s Health (4 weeks)
February 22 – March 18, 2016: ENT-Allergy (4 weeks)
March 21 – 27, 2016: Spring break (1 week)
March 28 – April 15, 2016: Neurology-Psychiatry, module 1 (3 weeks)
April 18 – May 6, 2016: Neurology Psychiatry, module 2 (3 weeks)
April 29, 2016: Advisory Colleges Spring Cup Challenge
May 6, 2016: Spring term Classes End
May 9 – May 27, 2016: M2 Remediation Period
May 27, 2016 Spring Term Ends
May 30, 2016: Memorial Day – No Classes
May 9 – July 1, 2016: M2 Step 1 Intensive Study Period and Examination
(Step 1 must be taken prior to July 2, 2016)

Notes:
• July 5-8, 2016: M3 Orientation Week (all students are required to attend all days – schedule forthcoming in Spring, 2016)
• Year-long course of Foundations of Medical Practice, Ambulatory Clerkship and Scholar’s Workshop run from August 10, 2015 through May 6, 2016

M3 Students Class of 2017

(Note: See Course and Clerkship syllabi for specific dates for class and assessment activities)

July 6, 2015: Fall Term Begins
July 6, 2015: Fall Term Classes Begin
July 6-10, 2015: M3 Orientation Week
July 13 – August 21, 2015: Block 1
August 24 – October 2, 2015: Block 2
September 7, 2015: Labor Day - No Classes
October 5-9, 2015: Elective 1
October 12 – November 20, 2015: Block 3
November 23-27, 2015: Study Week
November 30 – December 11, 2015: Block 4a
December 14-18, 2015: M3 Formative CCSSA and OSCE
December 18, 2015: Fall Term Classes End
December 18, 2015: Fall Term Ends
December 21, 2015 – January 3, 2016: Winter Break
January 4, 2016: Spring Term Begins
January 4-29, 2016: Block 4b
January 18, 2016: MLK Day of Service
February 1 – March 11, 2016: Block 5
March 14-18, 2016: Elective 2
March 21 – April 29, 2016: Block 6
April 29, 2016: Advisory Colleges Spring Cup Challenge
May 2-6, 2015: Elective 3
May 9 – June 17, 2016: Block 7
May 30, 2016: Memorial Day – No Classes
June 20-24, 2016: Summative OSCE Week
June 27 – July 1, 2016: Exam Week
July 1, 2016: Spring Term Classes End
July 1, 2016: Spring Term Ends

Note:
• Students are encouraged to take Step 2 CK, CS as soon as possible after completing the M3 year.
• Students are required to take Step 2 CK, CS by November 30, 2016.

M4 for Class of 2017 begins July 6, 2016 – Block 1 – standard blocks will be 4 weeks duration, no school sanctioned vacation period.

M4 Students Class of 2016

(Note: See Course and Clerkship syllabi for specific dates for class and assessment activities)

July 6, 2015: Fall Term Begins
July 6 – 31, 2015: Block 1 (4 weeks)
August 3 –28, 2015: Block 2 (4 weeks)
August 31 – September 25, 2015: Block 3 (4 weeks)
September 28 – October 23, 2015: Block 4 (4 weeks)
October 26 – November 20, 2015: Block 5 (4 weeks)
November 23 – December 18, 2015: Block 6 (4 weeks)
December 18, 2015: Fall Term Classes End
December 18, 2015: Fall Term Ends
December 21, 2015: Spring Term Begins
December 21, 2015 – January 15, 2016: Block 7 (4 weeks)
January 18, 2016: MLK Day of Service
January 19 – February 12, 2016: Block 8 (4 weeks)
February 15 – March 11, 2016: Block 9 (4 weeks)
March 14 – 18, 2016: Match Week and SW Capstone Presentations – all students must be present on the CMSRU campus
March 21 – April 15, 2016: Block 10 (4 weeks)
April 15, 2016: Spring Term Classes End
April 18 – May 13, 2016: Remediation Period (4 weeks)
May 13, 2016: Spring Term Ends
Week of May 9, 2016: Graduation (TBA)