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Second Year Medical Students
Academic Calendar and Curriculum
OU College of Medicine Policies and Student Handbook
Immunizations, Drug Screens & Background Checks
Immunizations and TB test are required for each student yearly. Second year students typically will have their due date by early June.
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Vaccine History Form for OUHSC Students
Complete this form in its entirety (front and back, but leave the “Student ID” line blank), attach verification of vaccines and return it to Student Health, Schusterman Center Clinic, 3rd Floor, 4444 E. 41st Street, Suite 3501, Tulsa, OK 74135
Drug screens and background checks are required annually. Each year you will receive information from the Student Services Office regarding fees, locations and other details.
USMLE Step 1 Exam
Second year students must register and complete the USMLE Step 1 exam during their second year of medical school.
Step 1 Recommendations
- Register during October through December - fee is roughly $600
- Take Step 1 between May and June (recommended early June)
- Optional study guides are UWorld Qbank (about $400) and DIT (about $750)
Clinical Rotation Scheduling
In March of 2nd year, our Student Services Coordinator will hold an information meeting to discuss the third year scheduling process.
In April, a mandatory orientation will also offer tips to being successful during your third year of medical school.
BLS / ACLS for Healthcare Providers
You will need to renew your BLS certification prior to entering third year rotations. It is recommended that you renew in May so that it will be current through the end of your 4th year. Also, students will need to have completed their ACLS certification. You may complete this training at any site offering the course. St. John's Pulse Line has offered this course at a discount to incoming and current medical students in the SCM track.
Contact Info at St. Johns:
Resuscitation Education Department/RED
St. John Medical Center
1923 S Utica Ave
Tulsa, OK 74104