Class of 2025

Countdown to first day of medical school:
August 2, 2021
Other Information
Schedule
  1. Information coming soon.

Milestone Events

  • First Day of School - August 2, 2021
  • White Coat Ceremony - August 6, 2021
  • Student Clinician Ceremony - April 2023
  • Match Day - March 2025
  • Graduation - May 2025
Please note, these event dates may change as needed.

Before You Arrive

Complete the following items prior to arriving on August 2. Some items have earlier due dates as noted.

  1. Link your UMID to your SOM Account.
  2. Login to your SOM email.
    Supported mobile devices
  3. Login to SURFS and add/update your contact info.
    Include a home email address, emergency contact info, phone number, and both permanent and mailing addresses (even if they are the same).
  4. Due July 16: Complete the Photo and Name Recording Form
  5. Complete HIPAA 125 Training
  6. Complete the OSHA Respirator Questionnaire form. (Mandatory - Student Health)
  7. COVID Vaccination or Exemption Requirements
  8. MedScope access is now enabled. Log in and familiarize yourself with the website features.
  9. Due July 16: Choose a FERPA disclosure status in your MedScope student portfolio.
  10. Important details and deadlines for the August 6th White Coat Ceremony.
  11. Access UMB's Zoom account with your UMID
    When using the Zoom app, use SSO (single sign-on) to log in.
  12. Complete the AAMC MSQ
  13. Set up TurningPoint account before Monday's sessions.

Required Laptop Specs

  • Devices
    • Traditional Windows Laptop/MacBook devices or Surface Pro devices are required by exam software.
    • Tablets/iPads/and Surface devices that are NON-Pro are not supported by exam software.
  • Operating System
    • Windows 10 v2004 v20h2 v21H1 or higher
    • Mac OS v10.14.6 or higher
  • Hardware
    • Memory 8gb or higher
    • Hard drive: 128gb or higher
    • Wireless abgn
    • Webcam and microphone

Listserv

All official communication will be broadcast through your class listserv (som_md25@lists.umaryland.edu). Student-run organizations and other university-sponsored information may be sent via this as well. Members of the faculty and school administration are on this listserv also, so please use professional etiquette. Please do not mark any messages you receive from this address as junk or spam; doing this will block all other messages. This listserv is not for personal business. If you have any questions about what's acceptable usage, please contact the Office of Student Affairs.

Graduation Requirements

  • MS1: Introduction to Medical School; Foundations; Blood & Host Defenses; Brain & Behavior; Digestion & Hormones; Practice of Medicine
  • MS2: Clinical Integrations of First Year; Cardiovascular, Renal & Pulmonary; Skin, Bones & Musculature; Life Cycle; Multisystem; Practice of Medicine; Step 1 Prep
  • Clerkships: Anesthesiology; Core Medicine; Core Surgery; Family Medicine; Emergency Medicine; Neurology; Obstetrics & Gynecology; Pediatrics; Psychiatry; Practice of Medicine
  • Clinicals: 2 Sub-internships; Electives; Ambulatory Selective; Back-to-Basics; Practice of Medicine
  • Scholarly Project (FRCT)
  • Pass USMLE Step 1
  • Take USMLE Step 2
Last Updated: 07/08/2021