An Integrated Systems-based Curriculum
The College of Medicine at NEOMED is undergoing a curriculum transformation. This redesigned curriculum will move NEOMED from a course-based model to an integrated, system-based model with a focus on active learning. The systems-based model aligns with best practices nationally and will enhance student mastery of content — delivering an exceptional student experience.
The College of Medicine curriculum is transforming in July 2020.
24 hours or less per week.
28 hours rolling average over four weeks.
Single modules running from 4-8 weeks in length that cover a specific system or theme.
Semester based, with individual courses up to 16 weeks in length.
Theme/systems-based and integrated.
Mode of Instruction
Primarily active instruction (increased practice at application of material). Consistency of instructional methods across courses and curriculum.
Primarily lecture-focused didactic sessions with some interactive elements. Varies dependent upon course.
More systematic use of NBME customized exams aligned with Step 1.
Varying use of NEOMED created assessments and NBME.
Module dyads which include one basic science and one clinical faculty member.