graphic of alpine summit mapAlpine-Summit Post-Clerkship

Alpine-Summit Phase Goal: Through a highly tailored curriculum guided by an individual learning plan developed in conjunction with their coach, students will: deepen their knowledge and skills as well-rounded physicians-in-training, choose and prepare for their residency, and enhance their ability to positively transform the health of their future community beyond their direct clinical practice. ​ 

Alpine-Summit Components Graphic Alpine-Summit components include: 

All components are supported by an Individualized Learning Plan. 

The individualized portion of the Trek Curriculum, the Alpine and Summit post-clerkship phase allows students to forge their own path and explore their interests. Through a highly tailored curriculum, students will develop and select an individual learning plan in conjunction with their COMPASS Guide and specialty advisor. In order to accomplish these goals during the Alpine and Summit phase, students will complete an individualized learning plan that includes:  

  • 4-week Required Acting Internship 
  • 2-week Critical Care Course or 4-week ICU Acting Internship 
  • 4-week Integrated Science Selective 
  • 28 weeks of additional coursework (including additional Acting Internships, Away Rotations, Research, Electives, and Longitudinal Courses)

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