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UC Davis School of Medicine

UC Davis School of Medicine

Navigating the Path: Second-year students

Career exploration

  • In your second year, you will begin to work on various clinical skills and will be exposed to a broad group of clinicians from many medical specialties. Along with continuing to complete your AAMC Careers In Medicine and ePortfolio assessments, you will have more formal small-group and individual sessions that will begin to prepare you for the USMLE Step 1 exam, as well as continuing to refine you medical interest.

  • Shadowing others in the hospital

  • Preparing for the USMLE Step 1 exam

  • Planning for your third year (coming soon)

Navigating the path