First-Year Academic Calendar

First-Year Academic Calendar

Fall 2019 
Courses: Intro to Global Health I, Hebrew Language, Medical Ethics, Emergency Medicine, Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, Immunology, On Being a Doctor, Histology, Biostatistics, Microbiology I and Global Health Modules
DateEvent
Wednesday, July 24Fall semester begins
Thursday, September 26thPhysicians Oath Ceremony
Sunday, September 29-Tuesday, October 1Rosh Hashanah (break)
Tuesday, October 8-Thursday, October 10Yom Kippur (break)
Sunday, October 13-Wednesday, October 23rdSuccoth & Simcha Torah (break)
Sunday, December 1- Thursday, December 19Examinations period
Friday, December 20-Friday, January 3Winter break
Spring 2020 
Courses: Microbiology II, Pharmacology, Pathology, Intro to Global Health II, Epidemiology, Hebrew Communication Skills, Global Health Modules, Mind and Body, Genetics, On Being a Doctor II, Physiology, Endocrine System, Hematology System, Intro to Oncology
DateEvent
Sunday, January 5Spring semester begins
Thursday, March 10Purim (break)
Examinations period
Tuesday, April 7th- Friday, April 17thPassover (break)
Tuesday, May 28thYom HaZikiron (Memorial Day)
Wednesday, May 29thYom Ha'atzmaut (Independence Day)
May TBAStudent Day (no sessions)
May/June TBAFaculty of Health Sciences Day (student-led activities)
Thursday, May 28th- Friday, May 29thShavout (break)
Tuesday, June 30Spring semester ends