RPAP begins in Period F2 of Year 3. Students enrolled in RPAP must sucessfully complete the Medicine 1 (MED 7500) before the start of RPAP. They will also complete 2 week "bursts" in OB/GYN, Pediatrics, and Psychiatry on either the Twin Cities or Duluth campus during S2 and F1.
Students must pass Step 1 of the USMLE board examination on the first attempt. For 2017-18, students in the Twin Cities "lane" will take Step 1 before or during the weeks of May 29, 2017. Students in the 10 Duluth "lanes" will take Step 1 before or during the week of July 31, 2017, as proscribed for their lane.