- Brain and Behaviour (Year 2);
- Clinical Skills (Year 2)
The Year 2 curriculum emphasizes a problem-and case-based approach to learning. Students learn applicable basic sciences, clinical skills, clinical diagnostic reasoning, clinical therapeutic reasoning, and communication skills in preparation for the 6 week Year 3 core clerkship rotation.
Brain and Behaviour is a nine-week block that includes lectures and small group sessions that integrates learning about the Peripheral Nervous System, the Spinal Cord, the Brainstem Systems, Higher Cortical Organization & Function, the Basis of Consciousness and Seizures, Chronic Pain, Neurotransmission, Psychosis & Movement Disorders, Emotion, Personality & their Disorders and Aging, Dementia & Sleep. There are weekly quizzes and an end of year exam.