MCY Scheduling

The class is divided into eight groups of 18–20 students who rotate together through all clerkships over the course of the Major Clinical Year:

  • Medicine (6 weeks at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, 4 weeks at an affiliated hospital)
  • Neurology, neurosurgery, and ophthalmology (6 weeks)
  • Obstetrics and gynecology (5 weeks)
  • Pediatrics and otolaryngology (6 weeks)
  • Primary care (5 weeks)
  • Psychiatry (5 weeks)
  • Surgery and anesthesiology (6 weeks)
  • Subspecialties (1 week each):
    • Orthopedics
    • Urology
    • Selective (emergency medicine, radiology, radiation oncology, dermatology, palliative care, rehabilitation medicine, spinal cord injury)

Columbia-Bassett students participate in a yearlong longitudinal integrated clerkship.

Some students will rotate through a 12-week "mini" longitudinal integrated clerkship including medicine, primary care, and subspecialties.