THE SENIOR YEAR

The senior year at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine (USCSM) consists of four required clinical rotations totaling 16 weeks (Internal Medicine, Surgery, an Acting Internship, and a selective); four elective rotations (totaling 16 weeks); the opportunity for two additional four-week electives, if desired by the student; and the required two Capstone weeks. The Capstone curriculum is designed to enhance academic, clinical, medicolegal, and management skills of graduating students in order to assist them in their transition to residency training and clinical practice.