Longitudinal Learning
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Taking Your Time

Longitudinal learning leads to better development of essential skills.

As students gain clinical and scientific knowledge throughout the four years of medical school, they become more adept at applying what they’ve learned to how they practice medicine.

The same applies to building your professional skills, like leadership, teamwork, and understanding your role at a systems level and how your personal beliefs influence the care you give. 

Longitudinal Learning Courses

Competencies that require in-depth development and introspection are integrated with Michigan’s core curriculum across all four years, including:

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Doctoring Course

Learn more about the Doctoring Course
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Evidence-Based Medicine

Explore Evidence-Based Medicine
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Interprofessional Health Education

Explore Interprofessional Education

In addition to a number of longitudinal courses that span all phases of the curriculum, key concepts and principles are reinforced repeatedly throughout your education at Michigan."

Seetha Monrad
MD, Associate Dean for Medical Student Education and Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine and Learning Health Sciences