Rotation at a Glance
Available as a four-week sub-internship, or a two-week elective rotation, depending upon preceptor availability:
Successful completion of all third-year core clerkships
The medical intensive care unit (ICU) sub-internship allows 4th year medical students to act as sub-interns on an active medical and cardiac care unit, seeing a wide variety of diagnostic and acute care problems within internal medicine and its subspecialties. Emphasis will be placed on history taking, on performing complete and sophisticated physical examinations, and on making rational choices of diagnostic studies and therapies under the direct supervision of senior residents and attendings.
An ICU sub-internship is not equivalent to a medicine sub-internship. Students applying for an ICU sub-internship as a substitute rotation for a medicine sub-internship, which may be a medical school requirement, must obtain prior approval from their medical school.
Under the supervision of senior residents and teaching attendings, the sub-intern will:
Goals & Objectives:
Feedback & Evaluation
Feedback and evaluation will be done by attending preceptors and residents. Students will also evaluate their preceptors and residents, and the elective.
Overlook Medical Center 4th Year Rotations