Year 3 Curriculum – Growth


During the Growth Year, a nine-month Innovation, Leadership and Discovery block will give students the opportunity to individualize experiences toward long-term goals. Students can choose to undertake an independent discovery project in one of three areas of distinction or to pursue one of several dual degree programs. Our students’ work will contribute to the school’s pursuit of making Austin a model healthy city.

Healthcare Innovation and Design
Population Health 
Clinical /Translational Research 

Dual Degree Options*
Master of Public Health
Master of Business Administration
Master of Biomedical Engineering
Master of Educational Psychology

Students will continue clinical experiences through the third year in the Community and Preventive Medicine Clerkship. Opportunities for clinical electives are possible.

*All dual degrees should be accomplished within the four years of medical school.