Fourth-Year Subinternship in Family Medicine:

Open to fourth-year OHSU medical students and students from other medical schools.

During the subinternship, students will:

  • Spend four weeks completing an intensive experience working closely with faculty and residents.
  • Spend half the rotation in an inpatient setting, which includes care of adults and children. This may include maternal, neonatal, labor management, emergency room and surgical care.
  • Spend the other half in one of three model family practice clinics. This may include care of children, adults, geriatrics and pregnancy.
  • Work with a senior resident or faculty member.
  • See patients independently, observe their preceptors and will be observed by their preceptor performing histories and physicals.


  • Understand and apply principles of Family Medicine in inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Research and present two clinical topics during the four-week block.
  • Hone the compendium of skills needed to be a successful Family Medicine intern.
  • Learn the role of the Family Physician in the community.
  • Develop outpatient care skills.

Non-OHSU students apply here

Current OHSU students apply here