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MD program, year 3

2020 – 2021

Class of 2022

Sit for USMLE Step 1 Exam by: August 1, 2021
MD3 fall orientation/rotations begin: July 13, 2020
MD3 fall rotations end: Dec. 18, 2020
Winter break: Dec. 21, 2020 – Jan. 3, 2021
MD3 spring rotations 2021: Begin Jan. 4, end June 11
Core Week 2 (Scranton) 2021: June 14 – June 18

2021 – 2022

Class of 2023

Transition to clerkships/regional orientation 2021: July 5 – 16
M3 fall rotations 2021: Begin July 19, end Dec. 19

Winter break: Dec. 20, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022
M3 spring rotations 2022: Begin Jan. 3, end June 10
Capstone 2022: June 13 – 24

It is the policy of Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine to observe the following holidays:

  • Independence Day: July 5, 2021
  • Labor Day: Sept. 6, 2021
  • Thanksgiving Day: Nov. 25, 2021
  • Thanksgiving day after: Nov. 26, 2021
  • Winter holiday: Dec. 24, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022
  • Memorial Day: May 30, 2022

Students in the MD3 and MD4 years need to refer to their individual schedules regarding observed holidays.