- Explore and Focus Phase

​This 15-month phase of the curriculum is designed to allow students to explore potential specialty careers, through a combination of required and elective clinical clerkships. Students will participate in required Advanced Patient Care clerkships, Neurology and Emergency Medicine and other clinical elective opportunities. Students will finish the Explore and Focus phase with a Transition to Residency experience.

Explore and Focus Phase Curriculum Resources

Required Clerkships

Clinical Electives

At the UW School of Medicine students participate in 20 weeks of clinical electives across 19 specialties.​