The choice of elective rotations should be guided by the student's career goal and the Recommended Rotations for that career goal.
Note: A minimum of 36 weeks is needed to complete course work for the academic year and no more than 16 weeks may be taken in a specialty area.
  • Anesthesiology

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Anesthesiology (Up to 12)
    Critical Care (ICU)* (Up to 4)
    Emergency Medicine (Up to 4)
    Surgery/Specialty Surgery (Up to 4)
    Cardiology (Up to 4)
    Ob/Gyn (Up to 4)
    Endocrinology/Nephrology (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    *In addition to the required fourth year rotation
  • Child Psychiatry

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Inpatient Psychiatry (Up to 4)
    Outpatient Psychiatry (Up to 4)
    Clinical Child Psychiatry (Up to 4)
    Clinical Pharmacology (Up to 4)
    Family Medicine (Up to 4)
    Neurology (Up to 4)
    Pediatrics (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
  • Dermatology

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Dermatology (Up to 12)
    Internal Medicine (Up to 4)
    Pathology (Up to 4)
    Plastics (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
  • Emergency Medicine

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Emergency Medicine (Up to 8)
    Internal Medicine (Up to 4)
    Surgery (Up to 8)
    Radiology (Up to 4)
    Pre-hospital Medicine (Up to 4)
    Anesthesiology (Up to 4)
    Pediatrics (Up to 4)
    Neurology (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    ‾Cardiology, Pulmonary, or other Subspecialty
    ^General, Plastics, Orthopedics, ENT, or Ophthalmology
  • Family Medicine

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Family Medicine (Up to 4)
    Internal Medicine (Up to 8)
    Surgery (Up to 4)
    OB/GYN (Up to 4)
    Pediatrics (Up to 4)Radiology (Up to 4)Psychiatry (Up to 4)Sports Medicine (Up to 4)
    Neurology (Up to 4)
    Dermatology (Up to 4)
    Pain Management or PM&R (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    * Cardiology, Pulmonary, Geriatrics, GI
    ^ General, Urology, Orthopedics, ENT, or Ophthalmology
  • General Surgery

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Specialty Surgery (Up to 12)
    Anesthesia (Up to 4)
    Neurology (Up to 4)
    Internal Medicine (Up to 4)
    Radiology (Up to 8)
    General Surgery (Up to 12)
    Surgical Intensive Care (Up to 4)Gross Anatomy Elective (up to 2)
    12
    Electives
    10
    *Pediatric, Cardio-Thorasic, Vascular, Urology, Otolaryngology, Orthopedic, Plastic, or Neurosurgery
    Cardiopulmonary, Nephrology, Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Specialty Internal Medicine (Up to 12)
    General Internal Medicine (Up to 8)
    Neurology (Up to 4)
    Radiology (Up to 4)
    Specialty Surgery (Up to 4)
    Dermatology (Up to 4)
    Anesthesiology (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    ^Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Other
  • Interventional Radiology

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Radiology (Up to 8)
    Gastroenterology (Up to 4)
    Urology, Orthopedic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery (Up to 4)
    General Surgery (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    ^Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Other
  • Medicine/Pediatrics

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Pediatric or Adult Medicine (Up to 8)
    Inpatient Pediatrics (Up to 8)
    Radiology (Up to 4)
    Specialty Surgery (Up to 4)
    Infectious Disease (Up to 4)
    Dermatology (Up to 4)
    Psychiatry/Child Psychiatry (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    *Ward, Cardiology, Neurology, Outpatient, other subspecialties
    Otolaryngology, Ophthalmology, Other
  • Neurology

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Neurosurgery (Up to 4)
    Radiology or Neuroradiology (Up to 4)
    Internal Medicine (Up to 4)
    Psychiatry (Up to 4)
    Child Psychiatry (Up to 4)
    Child Neurology (Up to 4)Family Medicine (Up to 4)
    Neurology (Up to 8)
    Geriatrics (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    *Ambulatory, Cardiology, Rheumatology, Infectious Disease, Pulmonary, Endocrinology
  • Neurosurgery

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Neurosurgery (Up to 8)
    General Surgery (Up to 4)
    Radiology or Neuroradiology (Up to 4)
    Internal Medicine (Up to 4)
    Neurology (Up to 4)
    Trauma (Up to 4)
    Infectious Disease (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    *General, Cardiology, Pulmonary, Nephrology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Obstetrics and Gynecology* (Up to 12)
    Medicine^ (Up to 8)
    Urology (Up to 4)
    General Pediatrics (Up to 4)
    NICU (Up to 4)
    General Surgery (Up to 4)
    General Internal Medicine (Up to 4)
    Anesthesiology (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    * Subspecialties included
    ^Cardiology, Pulmonary, Nephrology, Neurology, Gastrointestinal
  • Ophthalmology

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Ophthalmology (Up to 12)
    Surgery* (Up to 8)
    Internal Medicine^ (Up to 8)
    Anesthesiology (Up to 4)
    Neurology (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    *Plastics, ENT
    ^Ambulatory, Inpatient, Cardiology, Dermatology, Infectious Disease
  • Orthopedic Surgery

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Orthopedic Surgery (Up to 12)
    General Surgery (Up to 4)
    Radiology (Up to 4)
    Anesthesiology (Up to 4)
    Specialty Surgery (Up to 4)
    *Internal Medicine (Up to 8)PM&R (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    * General IM, Cardiology, Neurology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Infectious Disease, Rehabilitation
  • Otolaryngology

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Otolaryngology (Up to 12)
    Surgery (Up to 8)
    Radiology (Up to 4)
    Medicine (Up to 4)
    Anesthesiology (Up to 4)
    Infectious Disease (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    *Oral Maxillofacial, General
    ^ Cardiology, Pulmonary
  • Pathology

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Pathology (Up to 8)
    Dermatology (Up to 2)
    Hematology/Oncology (Up to 4)
    Surgery (Up to 4)
    Cross Sectional Imaging (Up to 4)
    Infectious Disease (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
  • Pediatrics

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Pediatrics (Up to 8)
    Subspecialty Pediatrics (Up to 8)
    Pediatric ICU or Neonatal ICU (Up to 4)
    Psychiatry (Pediatric) (Up to 4)
    Infectious Disease (Up to 4)
    Family Medicine (Up to 4)
    Radiology (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    *General, Otolaryngology
    ^In addition to required 4th year rotation
  • Plastic Surgery

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Plastic Surgery (Up to 12)
    Surgery (Up to 8)
    Dermatology (Up to 4)
    Internal Medicine (Up to 4)
    Wound Care (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    *General, Oral Maxillofacial
    ^ Subspecialty
  • Psychiatry

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Inpatient Psychiatry (Up to 4)
    Outpatient Psychiatry (Up to 4)
    Child Psychiatry (Up to 4)
    Family Medicine, IMED, Critical Care (Up to 4)
    Neurology (Up to 4)
    Geriatrics, Geriatric Psychiatry (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
  • Radiology

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Radiology (Up to 8)
    Pediatrics (Up to 4)
    Internal Medicine (Up to 8)
    Orthopedic Surgery (Up to 4)
    Surgery (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    *General Subspecialty
    ^Vascular, Trauma
  • Urology

    All required courses/credits for fourth year
    See fourth year curriculum guide for a complete list of courses.
    Weeks: 14
    Selective experiences for career choice
    Student is to choose 12 hours from the following choices:
    Urology (Up to 8)
    General Surgery (Up to 8)
    Medicine* (Up to 8)
    Gynecology (Up to 4)
    12
    Electives
    10
    *Cardiology, Pulmonary, Nephrology, Gastroenterology