Nexus Learning and Electives

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai students participate in numerous innovative and life-enhancing opportunities. These learning experiences enable our graduates to play a leading role in improving the health care of our communities and world.

Students at Icahn School of Medicine play an integral role in their own learning. Nexus Learning comprises a diverse range of courses aligned with the mission and vision of the Icahn School of Medicine. Nexus courses are geared toward Year 1 and 2 medical students and reflect the remarkable interests and talents of faculty and programs at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Electives during their third and fourth years of medical school allow students to be self-directed and to explore career-enhancing or personally-rewarding clinical and research experiences at Mount Sinai and around the world.