Academic Calendars

ACADEMIC CALENDARS

First Year Class of 2021

82017 – 2018
Note: The following schedule is subject to change. There are no classes on the holidays listed below.

Group Flight Arrival
August 17, 2017

Orientation
August 20, 2017 – August 31, 2017

First Day of the School Year
September 3, 2017

Holidays
Rosh Hashanah: September 20 – 22, 2017
Yom Kippur: September 29 – 30, 2017
Sukkoth Vacation: October 4 – 14, 2017
Thanksgiving:  November 23, 2017
Winter Break &
Christmas Vacation:  December 22 – January 1, 2018
Purim:  March 1, 2018
Passover:  March 30 – April 8, 2018
Memorial Day and Independence Day:  April 18 – 19, 2018
Shavuot:  May 19 – 20, 2018

Last day of studies
July 5, 2018

Period of Makeup Exams
July 8 – 13, 2018 — Must be in Israel

 

Second Year Class of 2020

2017 – 2018

Note: The following schedule is subject to change. There are no classes on the holidays listed below.

First Day of School – September 3, 2017

Holidays

Rosh Hashanah: September 20 – 22, 2017
Yom Kippur: September 29 – 30, 2017
Sukkoth Vacation: October 4 – 14, 2017
Thanksgiving: November 23, 2017
Winter Break and Christmas Vacation: December 22 – 31, 2017
Purim: March 1, 2018
Passover: March 30, 2018 – April 8, 2017
Memorial Day and Independence Day:  April 18 – 19, 2018
Shavuot: May 19 – 20, 2018

Last Day of Studies: May 29, 2018

Period of Make-Up Exams: June 3 – 7, 2018 (Must be in Israel)

 

Third Year Class of 2019

2017 – 2018

Note: The following schedule is subject to change. There are no classes on the holidays listed below.


Clerkships
Psychiatry (5 weeks): July 18 – July 20, 2017
Internal Medicine (13 weeks): September 3 – December 14, 2017
Emergency Medicine (2 weeks): December 17 – December 29, 2017
Pediatrics (8 weeks): December 31 – February 22, 2018
Surgery (8 weeks): February 25, 2018 – May 3, 2018
Obstetrics & Gynecology (6 weeks): May 6 – June 14, 2018

Holidays
Summer Vacation: July 21– September 2, 2017
Rosh Hashanah: September 20 – 22, 2017
Yom Kippur: September 29 – 30, 2017
Succoth:  October 4 -13, 2017
Thanksgiving:  November 23, 2017
Christmas: December 25, 2017
Purim:  March 1, 2018
Passover: March 30 – April 8, 2018  (April 9, 2018 is a hospital day)
Memorial Day &
Independence Day:  April 18 – 19, 2018
Shavuot:  May 19 – 21, 2018

Please make sure to take into consideration exam make-up periods to be scheduled after each clerkship.

 

Fourth Year Class of 201811

2017– 2018
Note: The following schedule is subject to change.

General Schedule

Electives in U.S (16 weeks required)
July through December 2017

Residency interviews in U.S.
October 2017 – January 2018

Beginning of 4th Academic Year in Tel Aviv
January 21, 2018

End of 4th Academic Year
May 10, 2018

Graduation
May 17, 2018

Electives/Clerkships Schedule:

Elective (3 weeks): January 21 – February 8, 2018
Family Medicine/Neurology (4 weeks): February 11 – March 8, 2018
Neurology/Family Medicine (4 weeks): March 11 – April 17, 2018
Imaging Clerkship (1 week): April 22 – 26, 2018
Elective (2 weeks): April 29 – May 10, 2018

Holidays
Purim:  March 1, 2018
Passover:  March 30, 2018 – April 8, 2018

Memorial Day & Independence Day: April 18 – 19, 2018

*Please make sure to take into consideration make-up periods and graduation preparations