1. Pre-clinical years

During pre-clinical years (known in the program as Phase 1: Year 1 and Year 2) UQ-Ochsner MD students undertake eight weeks of experience (minimum 20 hours per week) within the Australian Healthcare environment. This program requirement is completed as an Elective Placement between the completion of Year 1 and the commencement of classes in Year 2, after the completion of course work in Year 1. More information about the Year 1 Elective is available here.