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Doctor of Medicine (MD)

The College’s MD programs prepare students for the practice of medicine by integrating an outstanding foundational science education with extensive clinical experience. Students are assigned to either the Chicago campus, the Peoria campus, or the Rockford campus for the duration of the program.

Physician Competency Reference Set (PCRS) Heading link

While the specifics of the curriculum will vary across campuses, the expectation of competencies gained throughout the MD curriculum is consistent. The Association of American College’s Physician Competency Reference Set (PCRS) is the basis of the University of Illinois College of Medicine program objectives for our graduates. Our College’s expectations are in eight domains of competence: