Rotation at a Glance
Medicine subspecialties are taught one-on-one by physicians who practice in the field and are a blend of outpatient and inpatient teaching experiences (depending upon the physician’s patient mix during rotation dates). Medical students meet their preceptors at their preceptors’ offices (which may be on campus at Overlook Medical Center, or near it, but not necessarily on campus) and may or may not be traveling to Overlook Medical Center to round on patients, or for procedures.
Four weeks or two weeks, depending upon preceptor availability:
Successful completion of all third-year core clerkships
The infectious diseases elective introduces 4th year medical students to a rational approach to the diagnosis and treatment of common infectious diseases, emphasizing general internal medicine and clinical microbiology.
Goals & Objectives:
Feedback & Evaluation
Feedback and final evaluation will be done by the attending preceptor. Students will also evaluate their preceptors and the elective.
Overlook Medical Center 4th Year Rotations