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Table 1 Core Curriculum for Medical Undergraduates at TMMU

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Stages Total study time Main subjects Aims
Natural and social sciences 1 year Medical History, Medical Mathematics, Medical Physics, Medical Chemistry, English, Computer, Medical Statistics, Literature Index To know natural and social sciences and to have basic knowledge of humanities
Basic medical sciences 1.5 years Human Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Medical Microbiology, Medical Immunology, Human Parasitology, Pathophysiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Medical Genetics To master the basic medical foundations of theory and to develop a basic ability to think analytically to solve clinical problems
Clinical medical sciences 1.5 years Image Medicine, Diagnosis, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Neurology, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Medical Psychology To master the basic clinical foundations of theory and to develop a strong ability to think analytically to solve clinical problems
Clinical probation and practice 1 year Clinical probation, Clinical general practice To have the ability to collect medical history, communicate effectively with patients, and the skills to diagnose and treat common diseases
  1. Bold: to emphasize Medical Genetics