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Academic Calendars - Tentative and Subject to Change

ATTENTION:  2018-2019 through 2020-2021 academic calendars updated February 2018.  For AY 2018-2019, please note changes to the start/end of the academic year, the sequence of MS2 courses, and extended USMLE prep time.


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Other Upcoming Important Dates for Academic Year 2018-2019

  • Tuesday, August 7, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm: SOM Medical Student Research Day (MSRD)
  • Wednesday, August 8, 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm: SOM MS1-MS4 Scholarship Recipients: Thank You Note Writing Drop-In Session at the BIrmingham Campus; dinner provided (or otherwise indicated by regional campuses for students not able to attend in Birmingham -- notes may be written at each of the regional campuses as TBD by the regional campuses)
  • Wednesday, September 12 to Thursday, September 13:  SOM Research and Innovations in Medical Education (RIME) :Wednesday poster sessions for faculty, fellows, residents, students
  • Thursday, September 20 5:45 pm - 9:00 pm:  SOM MS1-4 Scholarship Recipients: Scholarship dinner (regional scholarship students need to be dismissed in advance to allot for travel time from regional campuses to Birmingham)
  • Friday, September 21, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm: MS2 Interprofessional Team Training (IPT) (1/2 class)
  • Tuesday, January 29, 2019:  Class 2019 - MS4 Class Meeting
  • Friday, February 1, 2019:  Class 2020 - MS3 Class Meeting
  • Friday, February 8, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm:  MS2 Interprofessional Team Training (IPT) (1/2 class)
  • TBD:  Huntsville Regional Campus Research Day


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2018-2019 Textbook List

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2018-2019 Clinical Calendar

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