Indiana University


Individual Courses at IUSM-NW are referred to as Steps.  There are five Steps in the first year and two in the second year.  These are depicted in the curriculum map and are listed below.

Many of the Steps have produce voice over powerpoint MP4 files and load onto individual Oncourse Sites for downloading.

 First Year

Step 1 The Molecular Basis of Medicine (6 weeks: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology)  Day by Day Schedule

Step 2  Human Structure (11 weeks: Gross Anatomy, Radiology, Histology and Cell Biology) Day by Day Schedule

Step 3 Systemic Function (6 weeks: Physiology) Day by Day Schedule

Step 4 Neural Control and Disease (6 weeks: Neuroscience) Day by Day Schedule

Step 5 Medications and Disease (Pharmacology and Neuropharmacology) Day by Day Schedule


Second Year

Step 6 Invasion and Defense (11 weeks: General Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology) Day by Day Schedule

Step 7 Pathophysiology and Advanced Problem Solving (27 weeks: Unit 1- Cardiology, Pulmonary, and Renal; Unit 2 - Gastroenterology, Endrocrinology and Hematology/Oncology; Unit 3 - Obstetrics/Gynecology, Medical Genetics and Pediatrics; Unit 4 - Psychiatry, Neurology and Rheumatology; Special Unit - Geriatrics. Day by Day Schedule

Biostatistics for Medical Students