ACADEMIC YEARS 3 & 4 is GCCR – GRADUATE CLINICAL CORE ROTATION period.
The Clinical Years – Year 3 and 4 of academic years comprises a total of:
These rotations are assigned by the Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs.
In the Years 3 and 4, while doing clinical rotations; students will also attend scheduled didactic sessions at assigned hospitals.
CLINICAL ROTATIONS / CLERKSHIPS / PRECEPTORSHIP
During these YEAR 3 AND 4 students will be required to successfully complete the entire clerkships or preceptorship.
Each of the clerkship is for a period of four weeks and is defined as one clinical rotation. Thus, in total it is 82 weeks
Clinical training is directed toward the field of medicine that are important in clinical practice, for a total of 240 credit hours.
YEAR 3 – CLINICAL TRAINING (126 Credit hours)
Paediatrics (Adolescent) Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynaecology
TOTAL Year 3
ELECTIVES & SUBINTERNSHIPS
YEAR 4 – CLINICAL TRAINING (114 Credit hours)
TOTAL Year 4
GLOBAL HEALTH TRACK
BIMS SOM-HP recognises the importance of integrating the Global Health Track programme as a comprehensive, four-year longitudinal track into its curriculum.
GLOBAL HEALTH TRACK (Basic Sciences Component)
6. The Global Health Track is a Nine (9) Week course, contained within the 2-year PRECLINICAL SCIENCES as:
Four x 2-week blocks (spread before the completion of all the Semesters in Year 1 and 2),
One x 1-week block before the Basic-Science-Integration course and longitudinal coursework during YEARS 1 through 4.
GLOBAL HEALTH TRACK (CLINICAL SCIENCES component)
This is conducted at BIMS SOM-HP clinical sites in the USA and other BIMS affiliated clinical sites in Jamaica and other associated overseas territories.
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