UMN Medical Center First-Year Rotations

First-year rotations are listed.

Ambulatory family medicine

Ambulatory family medicine

Six weeks

Focus on learning the fundamentals of outpatient care:

  • Work on multidisciplinary teams
  • Learn about evidence-based medicine and ICSI guidelines
  • Research and present a preventive health topic during in-house didactics

Behavioral medicine

Behavioral medicine

Four weeks

Learn psychiatry consults and behavioral emergency management. Includes one-week training at a Hazelden addiction treatment center.

Critical care

Critical care

Four weeks

Care for patients at a tertiary medical center. ICU prepares residents for supervisory responsibilities.

Emergency medicine

Emergency medicine

Four weeks

Provide community emergency care with lots of procedures and mental health emergencies in a Level II emergency department.

Inpatient medicine

Inpatient medicine

Eight weeks days, four weeks nights

Our resident-managed inpatient team provides care to our own patients. Daily educational opportunities available with internal medicine.

Inpatient obstetrics

Inpatient obstetrics

Eight weeks total

First four weeks:

  • Spend one month working with a high-volume OB delivery service at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital, providing ample opportunity for active labor management
  • Experience obstetrics care from both OB/GYN and family medicine perspectives

Second four weeks:

  • Work in a collaborative training environment with family medicine, OB, and certified nurse midwife faculty, allowing for a rich experience that includes water births and high-risk OB management
  • Predominately caring for OB service patients, with some exposure to our family medicine OB service and the certified nurse midwife service.
  • Learn OB ultrasound at Smiley’s Family Medicine Clinic

Inpatient pediatrics

Inpatient pediatrics

Six weeks

Receive peditric training at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Sports medicine/orthopedics

Sports medicine/orthopedics

Four weeks

Rotate with sports medicine physicians and orthopedists in outpatient settings.

Surgery

Surgery

Four weeks

Learn general surgery with UMN Department of Surgery at UMN Medical Center.