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M.D. Degree Curriculum

In order to obtain a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree, at the International University School of Medicine
(IUSOM) in Bonaire, Dutch Caribbean (Formerly Netherlands Antilles), the students are required to successfully
complete all Basic Medical Sciences courses at IUSOM-Bonaire Campus or at any
Worldwide IUSOM Branch
Campus located at Barranquilla (Colombia), México City (México), Sialkot (Pakistan), and UAE, during five
semesters, each such semester consisting of four months. During next six semesters (duration of such each
semester being three months), the students need to go through Clinical Rotations / Clerkships at various
IUSOM-Affiliated hospitals located in Dutch Caribbean (Formerly Netherlands Antilles), in USA (via a Branch
Campus of IUSOM, namely, International University School of Medicine (IUSOM) – Michigan Clinical Campus at
Ark Medical Center (AMC) and at AMC-Affiliated Hospitals), in Canada, in India (at MIOT Hospitals in Chennai,
Tamil Nadu) and / or in The Netherlands (EU). Thereafter, the students are awarded
M.D. degrees by IUSOM.

During this medical education program at IUSOM, the students are trained to pass all steps of
USMLE and / or
similar exams, depending upon their final destination of medical practice after acquiring their
M.D. Degrees.

Summary of the Basic Medical Sciences Courses and Clinical Rotations (Clerkships) required for Acquiring a
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) Degree at, for instance, IUSOM Main Campus and at its worldwide affiliated hospitals
is tabulated below.






























































































*  Students can choose any one or two of these listed Elective Medicine Clinical Rotations.
** Students can choose any one or two of these listed Elective Surgery Clinical Rotations & HOME and AWAY Electives.


For viewing detailed M.D. Degree Curriculum (excluding AWAY and HOME Clinical Electives) being offered at
IUSOM, click
here, whereas AWAY and HOME Clinical Electives Curriculum can be viewed by clicking here.
























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SEMESTER #
(COURSE /
PROGRAM TYPE)
COURSE/PROGRAM CODE: NAME
LECTURE
/LAB
HOURS
CREDIT
HOURS
CLINICAL ROTATION
DURATION
First Semester
(Basic Medical
Sciences)
IUSOM-BO-MD-01-01: Anatomy
IUSOM-BO-MD-01-02: Embryology
IUSOM-BO-MD-01-03: Histology
IUSOM-BO-MD-01-04: Molecular Cell Biology
IUSOM-BO-MD-01-05: Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Total
225 hrs
60 hrs
120 hrs
150 hrs
45 hrs
_______
600 hrs
15 hrs
4 hrs
8 hrs
10 hrs
3 hrs
______
40 hrs
NA
NA
NA
NA
NA
Second Semester
(Basic Medical
Sciences)
IUSOM-BO-MD-02-01: Medical Biochemistry
IUSOM-BO-MD-02-02: Human Physiology
IUSOM-BO-MD-02-03: Neuroscience
IUSOM-BO-MD-02-04: Medical & Legal Ethics

Total
150 hrs
225 hrs
150
75 hrs
_______
600 hrs
10 hrs
15 hrs
10 hrs
5 hrs
______
40 hrs
NA
NA
NA
NA
Third Semester
(Basic Medical
Sciences)
IUSOM-BO-MD-03-01: General Pathology
IUSOM-BO-MD-03-02: Medical Microbiology
IUSOM-BO-MD-03-03: Medical Immunology
IUSOM-BO-MD-03-04: Behavioral Sciences

Total
195 hrs
195 hrs
30 hrs
150 hrs
_______
570 hrs
13 hrs
13 hrs
2 hrs
10 hrs
______
38 hrs
NA
NA
NA
NA
Fourth Semester
(Basic Medical
Sciences)
IUSOM-BO-MD-04-01: Systemic Pathology
IUSOM-BO-MD-04-02: Pharmacology
IUSOM-BO-MD-04-03: Medical Genetics
IUSOM-BO-MD-04-04: Physical Diagnosis

Total
195 hrs
195 hrs
60 hr s
150 hrs
_______
600 hrs
13 hrs
13 hrs
4 hrs
10 hrs
______
40 hrs
NA
NA
NA
NA
Fifth Semester
(Basic Medical
Sciences)
IUSOM-BO-MD-05-01: Introduction to Clinical Medicine
IUSOM-BO-MD-05-02: Medical Board Review

Total
225 hrs
375 hrs
_______
600 hrs
15 hrs
25 hrs
______
40 hrs
NA
NA
Sixth Semester
(Core Clinical
Rotation)
IUSOM-BO-MD-06-01: Internal Medicine

Total
NA
NA
12 weeks
________
12 weeks
Seventh Semester
(Core Clinical
Rotation)
IUSOM-BO-MD-07-01: General Surgery

Total
NA
NA
12 weeks
________
12 weeks
Eighth Semester
(Core Clinical
Rotations)
IUSOM-BO-MD-08-01: Obstetrics / Gynecology
IUSOM-BO-MD-08-02: Family Medicine Practice

Total
NA
NA
06 weeks
06 weeks
________
12 weeks
Ninth Semester
(Core Clinical
Rotations)
IUSOM-BO-MD-09-01: Pediatrics
IUSOM-BO-MD-09-02: Psychiatry

Total
NA
NA
06 weeks
06 weeks
________
12 weeks
Tenth Semester*
(Elective Medicine
Clinical Rotation)
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-01: Cardiology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-02: Psychiatry
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-03: Neurology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-04: Urology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-05: Dermatology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-06: Gastroenterology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-07: Pulmonology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-08: Oncology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-09: Hematology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-10: Infectious Diseases
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-11: Emergency Medicine
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-12: Radiology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-13: Allergy & Immunology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-14: Ambulatory Care
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-15: Critical Care
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-16: Gerontology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-17: Nephrology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-18: Endocrinology & Metabolism
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-19: Ophthalmology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-20: Preventive Medicine
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-21: Public Care/Health Care System
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-22: Rheumatology
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-23: Rural/Inner City Health Care
IUSOM-BO-MD-10-24: Reproductive Endocrinology

Total
NA
NA
12 weeks























________
12 weeks
Eleventh
Semester**
(Elective Surgery
Clinical Rotation &
HOME and AWAY
Electives)
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-01: Ophthalmology
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-02: Ear, Nose & Throat
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-03: Neurosurgery
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-04: Orthopedics
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-05: Thoracic Surgery
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-06: Vascular Surgery
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-07: Plastic Surgery
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-08: Urosurgery
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-09: Anesthesiology
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-10: Pediatric Surgery
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-11: Pathology
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-12: Trauma Surgery
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-13: Obstetrics
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-14: Gynecology
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-15: Preventive Cardiology
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-16: HOME Independent Study
                  Electives
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-17: AWAY Independent Study
                  Electives
IUSOM-BO-MD-11-18: AWAY International Independent
                  Electives

Total
NA
NA
12 weeks




















________
12 weeks
Entire M.D. Degree
Program

Grand Total
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2,970 hrs
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198 hrs
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72 weeks
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