UMN Medical Center First-Year Rotations

First-year rotations are listed.

Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine

One-week block: Discover the role of the family physician in understanding and caring for patients with chemical dependencies at Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center.

Ambulatory family medicine

Ambulatory family medicine

One 2-week block, One 4-week block: Focus on learning the fundamentals of primary care in a multidisciplinary environment. Featuring workshops in Safety, Community Health, Team Based Care, and Research.

Behavioral medicine

Behavioral medicine

One 2-week block: Gain an understanding of caring for patients with mental health illness and the role of the family physician in caring for these patients.

Critical care

Critical care

Two 2-week blocks: Care for patients at a quaternary medical center while preparing for supervisory responsibilities.

Emergency medicine

Emergency medicine

One 2-week block: Provide community emergency care with a variety of procedures and mental health emergencies in a Level II emergency department.

Geriatrics

Geriatrics

One 2-week block: Focus on elder care in a transitional care setting with a geriatrician.

Inpatient medicine

Inpatient medicine

Four 2-week blocks days, two 2-week blocks nights: Maintain complex patients on our own inpatient service in an interdisciplinary manner within the larger University system.

Inpatient obstetrics

Inpatient obstetrics

One 4-week block, two 2-week blocks: Manage labor and deliveries on a high-volume OB service at Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital.

Inpatient pediatrics

Inpatient pediatrics

One 4-week block: Establish competence in the care of inpatient pediatric patients at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Newborn

Newborn

One 2-week block: Focused experience with newborn care, lactation support, and exposure to post-NICU clinical follow up. 

Sports medicine/orthopedics

Sports medicine/orthopedics

Two 2-week blocks: Rotate with sports medicine physicians and orthopedists in outpatient settings.

Surgery

Surgery

One 2-week block: Participate in the care and management of surgical patients with UMN Department of Surgery at UMN Medical Center.