The Behavioral Science Course spans
a 12 week period from March through June. The
course has two major components: lectures and
In general, there are three lectures
of 50 minutes each on most Tuesday and Friday
mornings (and occasionally at other times). Lectures
are held in the Cardinal Cooke ("Orange")
Auditorium. The content of the course lectures
are divided into three major areas: psychopathology,
human development, and issues relating to the
physician and society.
On one afternoon a week, students
visit affiliated hospitals for clinical interviews.
Some weeks, on another afternoon, students attend
a clinical case conference at the Behavioral Health
Center, Westchester Medical Center, Room B-304,