The Doctor of Medicine degree is conferred upon students who satisfactorily complete the following requirements:
- Basic Sciences: 5 semesters of 15 weeks each (MD1-MD5).
- Semester 6: A 15-week semester for transition to Clinical Medicine.
- Clinical Sciences: 48 weeks of clinical core rotations and 36 weeks of elective rotations over 7 semesters.
- United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) Steps 1, and 2 (CK & CS).
Students are reminded that success in all course work, clinical rotations and any other activity related to their role as a student at XUSOM will be evaluated using the Student Competencies. Failure to perform adequately in any of the six domains may result in academic probation or dismissal.