Medical Student Education

The Department of Family Medicine plays a key role in predoctoral education at OHSU.  Our educational programs include:

  • Summer Observership:  Available to incoming OHSU first-year students only, this clinical experience provides students with the opportunity to spend a week living and working with a family physician.  Read more
  • Rural Family Medicine Experience: Enjoy the lifestyle and medical practice of a rural family physician.  Students who have completed their first year will spend one or two weeks honing their clinical skills with patients.  Read more
  • Electives: Opportunities for fourth-year elective rotations are available. Read more
  • Subinternship: Fourth-year medical students from OHSU and other medical schools will spend four weeks working closely with faculty and residents in both inpatient and clinical settings.  Read more
  • Family Medicine Interest Group: Events focused on the Family Medicine are held throughout the year for group members who are interested in the discipline. There are leadership opportunities at the local, state and national level.  Read more
  • Award winning advisingDr. Ben Schneider, FMIG Advisor, has been named the 2014 Careers in Medicine Excellence in Medical Student Career Advising Individual Award recipient by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Read more