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General Competencies & Objectives

Students graduating from Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) are expected to achieve a set of knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attributes that allow them to be successful physicians. These general competencies and related objectives are listed here. Students are expected to progress through a variety of milestones over their medical school careers to achieve these ultimate competencies.

Sample week

Below is a sample week of our first year curriculum, highlighting the integration of basic scientific principles, professionalism, and clinical care.