Columbia-Bassett Four-Year Curriculum

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The four-year curriculum of the Columbia-Bassett Program occurs in diverse settings:  An orientation occurs in Cooperstown.  The first eighteen months is at the New York City campus. In the beginning of January of second year, students move to the Cooperstown campus. Students engage in brief inpatient blocks followed by an extensive longitudinal experience

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The post-Major Clinical Year (MCY) consists of acting internships, electives, research, residency application and interviewing, and completion of the SLIM curriculum.

For at least four weeks after MCY students participate in research.

Below is the New York City Columbia curriculum.

Students in Columbia-Bassett will split off from their classmates after Fundamentals and move to Cooperstown, to begin the Longitudinal Curriculum.

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During MCY, Columbia-Bassett students rejoin their classmates in New York for two brief intersessions

Three required rotations during the fourth year will be back in New York City and will include a sub-internship, another clinical rotation, and "Ready for Residency." The full resources of Columbia University are at the fingertips of all students, wherever the student is located.