Clerkship Offerings - Annual Review

Each winter, clerkship offerings at the School of Medicine (SoM) must be reviewed to ensure that the SoM Course Catalog (ExploreCourses) is accurate for incoming clinical students who will enter the Draw in February. Records are reviewed to accurately reflect continuing, new, and no longer offered clerkships.  

The annual clerkship review is conducted by the SoM Registrar’s Office ( for review by the Assistant Registrar, Courses and the Associate Director of Clerkship Administration.  The process for reviewing records usually starts in January. Clerkship directors are contacted to indicate needed updates that will be made to the PeopleSoft Course Catalog database and Fishbowl Clerkship Scheduling System.  Changes are made in time for the Draw, when incoming clinical students select and set their clerkship schedules for the upcoming two years.

Every effort is made to finalize clerkship data prior to the Draw.  However, unexpected changes do occur after the Draw has taken place. Any such changes are communicated by email to for the information in to be updated in ExploreCourses and the Fishbowl Clerkship Scheduling System.