LIC Application Process

Application Process

Applications will open for the 2022-2023 academic year in October 2021.  We will accept applications through 10/30/21 for the 2022-2023 year.

Eligibility:   First year medical students (applying for 2nd year)

If you are a first year medical student and you have any questions about the LIC, please feel free to contact us below.

For more information about the Duke LIC, contact: Melissa Graham, Program Coordinator: or Poonam Sharma, MD:


Are you a good fit for the Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship Program?  Take this brief quiz

Score each of these 5 points:

  • I am excited by innovative programs
  • I can travel 30-40 miles to daily clinics
  • I am passionate about providing health care access in a variety of settings
  • I am comfortable working with all medical providers (APPs, PT/OT, PA, NP, etc)?
  • I am able to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities.
  • I think it's important to consider the "big picture" in patient care
  • I am energized by forming long-term relationships with people
  • I am an independent learner who does well in smaller groups and alone.

Score each of these 1 point:

  • I appreciate the tried-and-true methods of learning
  • I am passionate about providing health care to a diverse group of people
  • I like to focus on one detail at a time
  • I think it's important to provide top-notch care in your specialization
  • I am energized by tackling challenges and excelling at tasks
  • I learn best by direct instruction and feed off the knowledge of my peers


7-20:  You may be best suited for a traditional clerkship

21-30: You may be interested in learning more about the Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship

31+:  You are well suited for the Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship.  Please email us for further questions and consider applying in 2021