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2e cycle

Second cycle [years 2-6 of medical studies]

Second cycle [years 2-6 of medical studies]

Classes and placements from DFGSM2 to DFASM3 [years 2-6 of medical studies]

Knowledge management process

The knowledge management process for the General Training Diploma in Medical Sciences (DFGSM in French) and the Advanced Training Diploma in Medical Sciences (DFASM in French) can be downloaded as a pdf:

 

Practical information about the placements

2018-2019 Hospital placements

The decree on medical students’ hospital duties dated 24 June 2014 outlines the provisions for placements and for being on-call.

Contact

Mélanie Caritey
Head of the Registrar’s Office
melanie.caritey@sorbonne-universite.fr

Registrar’s office

Christine Legrand
Head of hospital placements
christine.legrand@sorbonne-universite.fr

Pr. Alain CARRIÉ
alain.carrie@sorbonne-universite.fr

Pr. Jacques BODDAERT
jacques.boddaert@aphp.fr

Marie-Christine RENAUD
Project manager to the Dean and Vice-Dean for the Coordination of Studies and Placements
medecine-dfs-stages@sorbonne-universite.fr

1st placement: : choice of placements on Tuesday 28 August at 9am
Placement from 17 September to 30 December, i.e. 15 weeks
2nd placement: : choice of placements on Thursday 15 November at 1pm
Placement from 21 January to 7 April, i.e. 11 weeks
3rd placement: : choice of placements on Wednesday 6 March at 1pm
Placement from 29 April to 12 July, i.e. 11 weeks
Choice of modules: Thursday 8 November at 2pm

Medical placements (paired with the health service) subject to
1st period: 8 October to 18 November
2nd period: 19 November to 30 December
3rd period: 11 February to 10 March
4th period: 11 March to 7 April
5th period: 20 May to 16 June
6th period: 17 June to 12 July
 

Leave: One week’s leave is granted for each of the 3 placements, in accordance with the terms determined by each head of department, which is over and above the two weeks granted by the faculty (31 December to 6 January and 20 to 28 April)

 

Workshops and tutorials at the same time as the placement (9am to 12pm)
Cardiology and pneumology: Cardiorespiratory arrest level 1 (1 morning):
Session 1: 15 to 25 October
Session 2: 4 to 14 February
Session 3: 13 to 23 May
Neurology: Neurology-Radiology tutorials (1 Monday per student) and introduction to Neurosurgery (1 morning)
Free choice of area of Medicine: Tutorials in opthalmic emergencies from 9am to 8pm and an ENT examination workshop: 22 to 25 October, 4 to 7 February and 13 to 16 May

Exams
Thursday 4 October at 2pm: Hepato-Gastroenterology processes
Wednesday 12 December at 2pm: – viruses, bacteria and parasites
Wednesday 19 December: ENT/opthamology or Cardio/Pneumology (oral and written) or Neurology (written)
Friday morning, 21 December: neurology oral
Tuesday 26 February at 2pm: Genetics, Immunology
Tuesday 26 March at 2pm: Nephrology-urology processes
Thursday 4 April: ENT/opthamology or Cardio/pneumology (oral and written) or Neurology (written)
Friday morning, 5 April: Oral neurology
Thursday 27 June: ENT/opthamology or Cardiology/pneumology (oral and written) or Neurology (written)
Friday morning, 28 June: oral neurology
Thursday 4 July: Anatomical pathology, English and pharmacology

1st placement: : choice of placements on Monday 10 September at 8am

Placement from 17 September to 13 January, i.e. 17 weeks
2nd placement: : choice of placements on Monday 5 November at 1:30pm
Placement from 14 January to Monday 22 April, i.e.14 weeks
3rd placement: : choice of placements on Friday 8 March at 1:30 pm

Placement from Tuesday 23 April to 15 September, i.e. 21 weeks
 

General medical placements:
1st period: 17 September to 11 November (8 weeks)
2nd period: 12 November to 13 January (9 weeks)
3rd period: 14 January to 3 March (7 weeks)
4th period: 4 March to 22 April (7 weeks)
5th period: 23 April to 23 June (9 weeks)
6th period: 24 June to 15 September (12 weeks including 3 weeks of holidays)

Leave 1 week during the first placement, 1 week during the 2nd placement and 3 weeks during the summer placement (in the event that you are doing a placement abroad, you cannot be absent for more than 7 weeks). Leave dates are to be determined with the supervisors of the hospital placement and must respect continuity of care.


Workshops and being on call while on placement
A&E-Intensive Care: Life-threatening Emergencies Workshops (3 mornings):
Session 1: 15 to 25 October, 5 to 15 November and 3 to 7 December – Resits 7 January
Session 2: 4 to 14 February, 4 to 14 March and 25 to 29 March – Resits 8 April
Session 3: 13 to 23 May, 27 May to 7 June and 17 to 21 June – Resits 27 June
Each student must be on call at the SAMU [Parisian emergency medical service] from 6pm to 5am, during the A&E-intensive care placement.
Each student must complete a placement in occupational therapy (1 morning) and a placement at the CFCV [feminist group against rape] (1 morning or 1 afternoon), when doing the Hepato-Gastroenterology or Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Maxillofacial placement.
Depending on where they are doing their placement, students are required to do a rehabilitation workshop (1 morning) and a placement at INSEP [the National Institute for Sport, Expertise and Performance] (1 week for orthopaedic students doing their internat at Trousseau).
All students must participate in the TROD [quick diagnostic test] afternoon on Friday 30 November from 2pm to 6pm.
Choice of electives: Tuesday 5 March at 2pm

 

Exams
Thursday 27 September at 2pm: IT and Internet certificate (open to DFASM1, DFASM2 and DFASM3 students [students in their 4th-6th year of medical studies])
Thursday 13 December at 2pm: Module 1
Friday 21 December at 2pm: Module 6 Thursday 10 January: A&E-intensive care, Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Maxillofacial or Hepato-Gastroenterology certificates paired with clinical practice (oral and written) – Oral ortho exam Tuesday 8 January 2pm Tuesday 2 April at 2pm: Module 5.1 and Relationship of care
Friday 5 April at 2pm: Module 5.2 and MAC
Tuesday 16 April: Hepato-Gastroenterology or A&E-intensive care or Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Maxillofacial certificates paired with clinical practice (oral and written) – Oral ortho exam Monday 15 April 2pm
compulsory ELECTIVE MODULE from 2pm to 6pm: 7, 14 and 28 May
Thursday 13 June at 2pm: Oncology-Haematology and English
Tuesday 25 June: Hepato-Gastroenterology or A&E-intensive care or Rheumatology, Orthopaedics and Maxillofacial certificates paired with clinical practice (oral and written) – Oral ortho exam Monday 24 June 2pm

1st placement: : placement choice on Tuesday 11 September at 1pm
2nd placement : placement choice on Monday 15 October at 1:30pm
Placementfrom 10 December to 3 March i.e. 12 weeks
3rd placement: placement choice on Thursday 7 February at 1:30pm
Placementfrom 4 March to 26 May i.e. 12 weeks
4th placement: placement choice on Thursday 4 April at 1:30pm
Placement from 27 May to 15 September, i.e. 16 weeks
 

Leave: 2 weeks for the first 3 placements, 3 weeks for the 4th placement. The date of leave is to be determined with the supervisors of the hospital placement and must respect continuity of care.

Workshops and short placement while carrying out your placement
Obstetrics and gynaecology: Normal delivery: 1 morning per student on site in each department.
Obstetrics and gynaecology: pathological childbirth + Obstetrics and gynaecology ultrasound: 1 afternoon
Paediatrics: Paediatrics emergency procedures workshop: 1 afternoon
Nephrology, Urology, Endocrinology and Nutrition: Urology emergency procedures workshop: 1 afternoon
Session 1: 1 to 4 October
Session 2: 7 to 10 January
Session 3: 18 to 21 March
Session 4: 3 to 6 June

 

Exams
Thursday 27 September at 2pm: IT and Internet certificate (open to DFASM1, DFASM2 and DFASM3 students [students in their 4th-6th year of medical studies])
Monday 14 January at 2pm: Psychiatry
Monday 21 January: Internal Medicine, Oncology and Haematology or Nephrology, Urology, Endocrinology and Nutrition (oral and written)
Tuesday 22 January and Friday 25 January: Obstetrics and gynaecology (oral and written)
Friday 25 January: Paediatrics (oral and written)
Thursday 31 January: Oral exams for the second placement (+ on 29/01 for Obstetrics and gynaecology)
Monday 13 May at 2pm: Dermatology
Tuesday morning, 21 May: Internal medicine oral exam for placement 3 only
Morning of Thursday 23 May: oral exams for placement 3 (+ 21 May for Obstetrics and gynaecology)
3 to 6 June: role play exam on the doctor-patient relationship
Friday 21 June at 2pm: Module 5.3 and General Medicine
Monday 24 June: Internal Medicine, Oncology and Haematology or Nephrology, Urology, Endocrinology and Nutrition (oral and written)
Tuesday 25 and Friday 28 June: Obstetrics and gynaecology (oral and written)
Friday 28 June: Paediatrics (oral and written)

Students do not have placement on Saturday mornings (training for national exams on Saturday morning) or Wednesday afternoons. The faculty would like the timetable to have no more than 13 hours spent away on placement.
1st placement: Placement choice on Friday 7 September at 1pm (GA)
Placement from 17 September to 6 January, i.e. 16 weeks (duration 13 weeks)
2nd placement: choice of placements on Thursday 29 November at 1:30pm (Caroli)

Placement from 7 January to 28 April, i.e. 16 weeks (duration 11 weeks)

On each of the two placements, students are released for the Ile de France and national ECN blanches exams, the feedback session with the correct answers for the ECN blanches and the two weeks of the course dedicated to intensive revision in April:
Ile de France ECN blanc exams: week from 10 to 14 December 2018
ECN blanc National Management Centre: week from 11 to 15 March 2019
Ile de France ECN blanc: week from 22 to 26 April 2019
Revision period: 10 to 23 April 2019 (9am-2.30pm)
National exam availability: from 29 April to 16 June 2019
National exams: week of 17 June 2019
4th placement: volunteer placement (online enrolment and final assignment before 30 April 2019)
Between 24 June and end of September: 4 full weeks over this period (The terms of the DFASM3 summer placement are defined in accordance with the decree of 23 January 2013 and the decrees of 8 April and 17 June 2013)

Leave: 2 weeks for the 1st placement and 1 week for the 2nd placement. The date of leave is to be determined with the supervisors of the hospital placement and must respect continuity of care.

EXAMS: Friday 8 February, morning and afternoon: Certificate of Clinical Competence in their Responsibilities as an internat [years 7 onwards of medical studies] student
Thursday 14 February, morning and afternoon: C6
exam Friday 15 February, morning and afternoon: C6 run through of the correct answers for the exam

Study abroad

As a student of Sorbonne University’s Faculty of Medicine, you have the opportunity to go to a partner university abroad for 1 or 2 semesters.

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