Examination Dates

Please refer to the course/clerkship schedules and website for the most up-to-date information regarding examination dates and instructional activities.  

As of July 7, 2014, a comprehensive listing of most course/clerkship examinations for the 2014-2015 academic year is available to you below, with the following cautions:

  • Examination dates are tentative and subject to change.
  • Additional examinations may be scheduled, as necessary, other than the dates noted below.
  • Other items (such as quizzes, take-home examinations, other assessments and graded instructional activities) may take place within each course/clerkship and may not be listed on this page.  Refer to the respective course/clerkship schedule and syllabus.


Year 1 Exam Dates

All NBME Exams will be held in the VH G077 Computer Lab.  All other exams will be held on ExamSoft in either the VH G077 Computer Lab (workstations) or Lecture Room A/E (on student laptops), as assigned. 

You will be advised before examinations and at the start of a course as to the testing location and your assigned testing time.



ICM-I:
Quizzes: Tues 8am-Fri 8am per ICM I schedule
ICM-I OSCE(s):  TBA

Patient, Doctor, & Society:
Exam 1: Friday, August 15, 2014

Fundamentals I:
Exam 1: Thursday, August 28, 2014
Exam 2: Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Exam 3: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Histology-Anatomy Practical:  Monday, October 6, 2014
Exam 4:  Monday, October 13, 2014
Exam 5:  Thursday, October 16, 2014 (NBME)

Fundamentals II:
Exam 1: Friday, November 7, 2014
Exam 2: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Exam 3: Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Exam 4: Thursday, December 18, 2014 (NBME)

Cardiovascular:**
Exam 1: Tuesday, January 20, 2015 (NBME)
Practice Structured White Space Exam: Thursday, January 29, 2015
Graded Structured White Space Exam: Monday, February 2, 2015
Exam 2: Friday, February 6, 2015

**ARS quizzes (tentative):  January 12, January 26, February 3

Pulmonary:
Exam 1:  Monday, February 23, 2015
Exam 2:  Friday, March 13, 2015 (NBME)

Gastrointestinal:
Exam 1:  Monday, April 6, 2015
Exam 2:  Friday, May 1, 2015 (NBME)

Renal:
Exam 1: Friday, May 15, 2015
Anatomy Quiz:  Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Histology Quiz:  Wednesday, May 6, 2015
UTI Quiz:  Thursday, May 28, 2015
Exam 2: Friday, June 5, 2015 (NBME)

Year 2 Exam Dates

All NBME Exams will be held in the VH G077 Computer Lab.  All other exams will be held on ExamSoft in either the VH G077 Computer Lab (workstations) or Lecture Room A/E (on student laptops), as assigned. 

You will be advised before examinations and at the start of a course as to the testing location and your assigned testing time.


Online EBM Modules: 
TBA benchmarks

ICM-II:
Quizzes: Tues 8am-Fri 8am per ICM II schedule
ICM-II OSCE(s):  TBA
ICM-II NBME-type Exam TBA

Musculoskeletal and Skin:***
Anatomy Practical 1: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Exam 1:  Friday, August 29, 2014
Anatomy Practical 2:  Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Exam 2:  Friday, September 12, 2014 (IDT 1-5pm)
Exam 3:  Friday, September 26, 2014 (NBME)

***Mandatory Clinics:
Myopathies Clinic:  Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Rheumatology Clinic:  Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Dermatology Clinic:  Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Neurosciences:
Exam *:  Single cumulative final exam - Friday, December 12, 2014 (NBME)
*other assessments during course but not in lab

Hematology-Oncology:
Exam 1:  Wednesday, January 14, 2015 (NBME)
Exam 2:  Friday, January 30, 2015

Endocrine:
Exam 1:  Thursday, February 12, 2015
Exam 2:  Thursday, February 26, 2015 (NBME)

Reproductive:
Exam 1: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Exam 2: Friday, March 20, 2015 (NBME)

Year 3 Exam Dates

Clerkship examinations will be administered on each campus (Birmingham, Huntsville, Montgomery, and Tuscaloosa) via the NBME testing system.

During Block "a," only 4-week clerkships administer NBME exams (Neurology, Psychiatry, Family Medicine): 

July 25, 2014
September 19, 2014
November 21, 2014
January 30, 2015
March 27, 2015
May 29, 2015

The times below are those specifically for the Birmingham campus testing facility (VH G077 computer lab).  The regional campuses may determine what times work best at their facilities.

12:15pm-4:30pm:

  • Family Medicine                
  • Neurology                          
  • Psychiatry                          


During Block "b," all clerkships administer NBME exams (Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, OB-Gyn, Neurology, Psychiatry, Family Medicine):

August 22, 2014
October 17, 2014
December 19, 2014
February 27, 2015
April 24, 2015
June 26, 2015

The times below are those specifically for the Birmingham campus testing facility (VH G077 computer lab).  The regional campuses may determine what times work best at their facilities.

7:30am-11:45am:

  • Medicine                            
  • Ob/Gyn                               
  • Surgery


and 12:15pm-4:30pm:        

  • Pediatrics                           
  • Family Medicine                
  • Neurology                          
  • Psychiatry