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The Musculoskeletal System Dermatology Rheumatology (MSDR) course aims to give learners an organized educational experience that is broad yet practical, and integrates orthopedic, rheumatologic, and dermatologic diseases. The pathogenesis, recognition of clinical findings, diagnostic procedures and introduction to therapies pertinent to general medical practice will be prominent. Material will complement students' work on clinical skills in Foundations of Patient Centered Care (FPCC) and the concurrent Anatomy course. This course is presented annually during Phase I (Foundational Medical Sciences - the first phase of medical school) of the medical school curriculum and is a required course for all medical students. Assessment methods are discussed in Evaluation Methods section.