Year 3 Information: Required ClerkshipsWelcome to Year 3 of the MD Program.
Year 3 marks the beginning of your full time clinical experience and includes most of your required clerkships. It is the longest of your medical school years, spanning 48 weeks.
This website, published by the Office of Curricular Affairs, provides basic information applicable to Year 3 in its entirety, as well as specific information about each clerkship.
Information is provided by the Departments of Community and Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology / Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Surgery and is routinely updated. You are strongly encouraged to review the content for revisions as the official start of your third year approaches and again before you begin each new clerkship. For inquiries concerning this website, please contact the Office of Curricular Affairs, 314-977-8077.
Clinical Requirements for Year 3:
Internal Medicine (12 weeks, 4 of these will use ambulatory care settings).
Surgery (8 weeks General Surgery) during Year 3.
Obstetrics and Gynecology (6 weeks).
Pediatrics (8 weeks).
Neurology (4 weeks)
Psychiatry (4 weeks).
Additionally, one of the following offerings may be taken in Year 3:
• Family Medicine (6 weeks)
• Two - Three-Week electives
Clerkships are offered at the Saint Louis University Hospital and a variety of affiliated public and private hospitals in the St. Louis area.
The information provided on this site is routinely updated. You are strongly encouraged to review the content for revisions as the official start of your third year approaches and again before you begin each new clerkship.
Jennifer Parks, Family and Community Medicine
Rebecca Grubb, Neurology / Psychiatry
Regina Leeders, Pediatrics
Sarah Bobell, Internal Medicine
John Clay, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women's Health
Alyson Thomson, Surgery
Office of Curricular Affairs, LRC 101
Therese Heidemann, Year 3 and Year 4 Assistant