Program Timetable

GS – S1 – BMI lab rotation Summer
MS1 – Medical School Courses – First year of medical school Fall / Spring
GS – S2 BMI lab rotation Summer
MS2 – Medical School Courses – Second year of medical school Fall / Spring
MS2.5 – 8 week long clinical clerkship Summer
GS – S3 – BMI lab rotation Summer

GS1 – BMI Coursework:

  • BIONF 2070 Foundations of Biomedical Informatics (3 credits)
  • CS 1501 Algorithm Implementation (3 credits)
  • CCS 2710 Foundations of Artificial Intelligence (3 credits)
  • BIOINF 2032 Biomedical Informatics Journal Club (1 credit)

Fall
MD/PhD students enter the BMI program with an academic standing of second year PhD students. The course work from medical school years one and two are accepted for 15 credits. Other requirements (doctoral comprehensive exam, doctoral dissertation proposal and doctoral disertation defense) are the same for the MD/PhD students as they are for the PhD students.

GS2 – BMI Coursework & Research:

  • BOINF 3998 Teaching Practicum (3 credits)
  • Elective course (3 or more credits) or
  • BIOINF 3990 PhD Independent Study (3 credits)
Spring

GS2 – BMI Research

  • Elective course (3 credits) or
  • BIOINF 3990 PhD Independent Study (3 credits)

Summer
Comprehensive Examination
Nominate Doctoral Dissertation Committee

GS3- GS4 BMI Research

  • BIOINF 3999 Doctoral Dissertation Research (18 credits)
  • BIOINF 3990 PhD Independent Study
  • FTDS 0000 Full-time Dissertaton Study

GS3 – Doctoral Dissertation Proposal

GS4 – Doctoral Dissertation Defense

MS3 – MS4 Third and Fourth years of medical school