Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Medicine (2022/2023)
12.4 Phase 4

Phase 4 begins with students taking the core courses MED 8710 and MED 8750. These courses will be followed by twelve weeks of Elective experiences MED 8730 and twelve weeks of Advanced Practice Integration MED 8740, followed by MED 8720 Clinical Skills IV.


Core Experiences

immerses students in the clinical environment through experiences in core disciplines including internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, rural family practice, paediatrics, psychiatry, anesthesia and emergency medicine.

AR: attendance is required

CH: 56


Clinical Skills IV

provides students with opportunities to advance their procedural and clinical skills to promote patient safety and work effectively in team settings.

AR: attendance is required

CH: 2



are offered in two to four week blocks in approved areas of study for a maximum of twelve weeks.

AR: attendance is required

CH: 12


Advanced Practice Integration

enables students to be assigned to a physician, physician group or discipline for experiences that focus on following patients as they interact with the health care system.

AR: attendance is required

CH: 12


Physician Competencies IV

will focus on the transition to postgraduate training as a part of the continuum of medical education.

AR: attendance is required

CH: 1

AR = Attendance requirement; CH = Credit hours are 3 unless otherwise noted; CO = Co-requisite(s); CR = Credit can be retained for only one course from the set(s) consisting of the course being described and the course(s) listed; LC = Lecture hours per week are 3 unless otherwise noted; LH = Laboratory hours per week; OR = Other requirements of the course such as tutorials, practical sessions, or seminars; PR = Prerequisite(s); UL = Usage limitation(s).