Recognizing that medicine is a highly complex and diversified field and that needs and interests of medical students are quite varied; UMMS emphasizes a strong elective program to complement the required areas of study.

An elective is defined as a structured learning experience in a field of medicine or related fields approved by the faculty of UMMS, which are NOT required as part of the basic medical school curriculum.

The Office of Undergraduate Medical Education sponsors unique elective programs for UMMS students: 

For the full list of Intramural 4th-Year Electives sponsored by UMMS see Other Electives .