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The OHSU Department of Medicine Offers clerkship courses for current OHSU 3rd and 4th year medical students. We also offer 4th year visiting Medical Students the opportunity to rotate on one of our medicine consult courses.

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Visiting Clerkship for Diverse Students

The Internal Medicine Visiting Clerkship Program for Diverse Students is sponsored by the OHSU Department of Medicine student and residency programs and the Center for Diversity & Inclusion. This program provides support, stipend, and mentoring for qualified fourth-year U.S. medical students to participate in a Department of Medicine subspecialty or Intensive Care Unit rotation.

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Clerkship Program Leadership

Dr. Renee DversdalDr. Renee Dversdal - 3rd Year Medicine Clerkship Director
David Kagen MDDr. David Kagen - 3rd Year Medicine Clerkship
Rebecca Harrison, MDDr. Rebecca Harrison - 4th Year Medicine Clerkship Director

Third Year Clerkship Information:

The third year clerkship is comprised of two 5 week rotations on the general medicine wards at two of the following locations. One of these locations will be OHSU or the Portland VAMC :

  • OHSU Hospital
  • Portland VA Medical Center (VAMC)
  • Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Legacy Emanuel Hospital
  • Providence Portland Medical Center
  • Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
  • PeaceHealth - Sacred Heart Medical Center (SHMC) RiverBend

Each ward service is comprised of an attending physician, one resident, one or two interns, and one or two third year clerks. The third year clerkship is open only to current OHSU students.

Fourth Year Clerkship Information:

Fourth year medicine rotations are 4 weeks in length, either on a subspecialty consult service, ICU/CCU service, or sub-internship on a ward. They take place at OHSU, the Portland VA Medical Center, or the various community sites listed above in the 3rd year course section. Consult services are available to visiting 4th Year Medical students (view information below).

Visiting 4th Year Student Information: