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Recommended Rotations

The choice of elective rotations should be guided by the student's career goal and the “Recommended Rotations” for that career goal.

Please note: A minimum of 40 weeks is needed to complete course work for the academic year and no more than 12 weeks may be taken in a specialty area.
  • Anesthesiology


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Anesthesiology
    Critical Care (ICU)*
    Cardiology
    Surgery
    Credit hours
    Up to 12
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Overall Total
    40
    *In addition to the required 4th year rotation
  • Child Psychiatry


    ll required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Inpatient Psychiatry
    Outpatient Psychiatry
    Clinical Child Psychiatry
    Clinical Pharmacology
    Medicine Subspecialty
    Family Medicine
    Neurology
    Credit hours
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Overall Total
    40
  • Dermatology


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Dermatology
    Internal Medicine
    Pathology
    Plastics
    Credit hours:
    Up to 8
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Total Overall
    40
  • Emergency Medicine


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Emergency Medicine*
    Internal Medicine
    Surgery^
    Radiology
    Pre-hospital Medicine
    Anesthesiology
    Pediatrics
    Neurology
    Credit hours:
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 8
    Up to 2
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Overall Total
    40
    *In addition to required rotation
    Cardiology, Pulmonary, or other Subspecialty
    ^General, Plastics, Orthopedics, ENT, or Ophthalmology
  • Family Medicine


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Family Medicine
    Internal Medicine*
    Surgery^
    OB/GYN
    Pediatrics
    Sports Medicine
    Neurology
    Dermatology
    Pain Management
    Credit hours:
    Up to 4
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Overall Total
    40
    * Cardiology, Pulmonary, Geriatrics, GI
    ^ General, Urology, Orthopedics, ENT, or Ophthalmology
  • General Surgery


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Specialty Surgery*
    Anesthesia
    Neurology
    Internal Medicine
    Radiology
    General Surgery
    Credit hours
    Up to 12
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 8
    Up to 12
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Overall Total
    40
    *Pediatric, Cardio-Thorasic, Vascular, Urology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedic, Plastic, or Neurosurgery
    Cardiopulmonary, Nephrology, Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Internal Medicine-Ward
    Internal Medicine-Outpatient
    Internal Medicine*
    Neurology
    Radiology
    Specialty Surgery^
    Dermatology
    Anesthesiology
    Credit hours:
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 12
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Overall Total
    40
    *Subspecialties (In/Outpatient)
    ^Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Other
  • Medicine/Pediatrics


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Pediatric or Adult Medicine*
    Inpatient Pediatrics
    Radiology
    Specialty Surgery^
    Infectious Disease
    Dermatology
    Credit hours:
    Up to 8
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Overall Total
    40
    *Ward, Cardiology, Neurology, Outpatient, other subspecialties
    ^Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Other
  • Neurology


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Neurosurgery
    Radiology or Neuroradiology
    Internal Medicine*
    Neurology
    Geriatrics
    Credit hours:
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Overall Total
    40
    *Ambulatory, Cardiology, Rheumatology, Infectious Disease, Pulmonary, Endocrinology
  • Neurosurgery


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Neurosurgery
    General Surgery
    Radiology or Neuroradiology
    Internal Medicine*
    Neurology
    Trauma
    Infectious Disease
    Credit hours:
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Total Overall
    40
    *General, Cardiology, Pulmonary, Nephrology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Obstetrics and Gynecology*
    Medicine^
    Urology
    General Pediatrics
    General Surgery
    General Internal Medicine
    Anesthesiology
    Credit hours:
    Up to 12
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Total Overall
    40
    * Subspecialties included
    ^Cardiology, Pulmonary, Nephrology, Neurology, Gastrointestinal
  • Ophthalmology


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Ophthalmology
    Surgery*
    Internal Medicine^
    Anesthesiology
    Neurology
    Credit hours:
    Up to 12
    Up to 8
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Total Overall
    40
    *Plastics, ENT
    ^Ambulatory, Inpatient, Cardiology, Dermatology, Infectious Disease
  • Orthopedic Surgery


    ll required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Orthopedic Surgery
    General Surgery
    Radiology
    Medicine
    Neurology
    Anesthesiology
    Specialty Surgery
    Credit hours:
    Up to 12
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Total Overall
    40
    *Cardiology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Infectious Disease, Nephrology, Rehabilitation
  • Otolaryngology


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Otolaryngology
    Surgery*
    Radiology
    Medicine^
    Anesthesiology
    Infectious Disease
    Credit hours:
    Up to 8
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Total Overall
    40
    *Oral Maxillofacial, General
    ^ Cardiology, Pulmonary
  • Pathology


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Pathology
    Dermatology
    Hematology/Oncology
    Surgery
    Cross Sectional Imaging
    Infectious Disease
    Credit hours:
    Up to 8
    Up to 2
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Total Overall
    40
  • Pediatrics


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Pediatrics*
    Subspecialty Pediatrics
    Pediatric ICU or Neonatal ICU^
    Psychiatry (Pediatric)
    Infectious Disease
    Family Medicine
    Radiology
    Credit hours:
    Up to 8
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Total Overall
    40
    *General, Otolaryngology
    ^In addition to required 4th year rotation
  • Plastic Surgery


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Plastic Surgery
    Surgery*
    Dermatology
    Internal Medicine^
    Wound Care
    Credit hours:
    Up to 8
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Total Overall
    40
    *General, Oral Maxillofacial
    ^ Subspecialty
  • Psychiatry


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Inpatient Psychiatry
    Outpatient Psychiatry
    Clinical Psychiatry
    Medical Psychiatry
    Family Medicine
    Neurology
    Pain Management
    Credit hours:
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Total Overall
    40
  • Radiology


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Radiology
    Pediatrics
    Internal Medicine*
    Orthopedic Surgery
    Surgery^
    Credit hours:
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Total Overall
    40
    *General Subspecialty
    ^Vascular, Trauma
  • Urology


    All required courses/credits for 4th year
    Please see 4th year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Credit hours: 16
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Urology
    General Surgery
    Medicine
    (Cardiology, Pulmonary, Nephrology, Gastroenterology)
    Gynecology
    Credit hours:
    Up to 8
    Up to 8
    Up to 8
    Up to 4
    Total/Max selective credit hours
    12
    Total Overall
    4
Last edited by: chauhan 09/04/2014

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