Office of the Dean

O’Dowd Hall, Room 428
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-3634

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

M3-M4 Graduation Requirements


Graduation Requirements


Authorizing Body:

Curriculum Committee


Robert Noiva, Ph.D., Lynda Misra, D.O., FACP, M.Ed.

Date Issued:

August 1, 2011

Last Update:

June 22, 2017


Students are required to complete a specified set of educational experiences in order to graduate from the School of Medicine. These experiences are part of a larger set of requirements that must be satisfied in order for a student to graduate from the School of Medicine.

Scope and Applicability:

All students enrolled in the School of Medicine.

Standard Practice Guidelines:


Students must successfully complete the following courses and clerkships in order to be considered for graduation from the School of Medicine.

M3-M4 Year Courses and Clerkships:

  • Required clerkships
    • Internal medicine 
    • Surgery 
    • Pediatrics 
    • Psychiatry 
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Family Medicine 
    • Neurology 
    • Ophthalmology
  • Required courses
    • Embark Research
    • Interdisiplinary studies
  • Four required M4 year clerkships
    • Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
    • Diagnostic Medicine
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Sub-internship
  • M4 Sub-Internship
  • Required Electives (16 credit weeks)

Other Requirements

  • Gateway Exam
  • USMLE Step I Exam
  • USMLE Step II CS Exam
  • USMLE Step II CK Exam