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.