UMN Medical Center Second-Year Rotations

Second-year rotations are listed.

Ambulatory family medicine

Ambulatory family medicine

Four weeks

Develop chronic disease management skills necessary to improve patient outcomes:

  • Collaborate with care coordinators on patient panel management goals
  • Lead a clinic-wide quality improvement project
  • Participate in group clinics

Ambulatory pediatrics

Ambulatory pediatrics

Four weeks

Train in a number of outpatient settings:

  • General pediatrics clinic and pediatric urology clinic
  • Early childhood family education parenting classes
  • High school nurse’s office
  • West Suburban Teen Clinic

Cardiology

Cardiology

Two weeks

Do inpatient consults with cardiovascular faculty and fellows.

Community health and neonatology

Community health and neonatology

Community health: three weeks
Neonatology: one week

During their community health rotation, residents have the opportunity to work with community-based heath resources, such as the Hennepin County Human Service and Public Health Department, Minnesota Visiting Nurse Association, and Minneapolis Public Schools Development Assessment Program.

Residents gain an understanding of public health services offered in the Twin Cities and insight into the current health condition of our community; learn how to locate and implement similar programs and services; and identify their role as a family physician in caring for patients in a community.

Residents also spend one week in a Level II NICU.

Learn about University of Minnesota Medical Center's community outreach efforts

Electives

Electives

Eight weeks

Choose an elective or design your own. Up to four weeks are available for an international or domestic opportunity.

Emergency medicine

Emergency medicine

Two weeks

Gain higher acuity emergency training at our hospital's Level II emergency department.

Geriatrics

Geriatrics

Four weeks

Focus on elder care in a transitional care setting with a geriatrician.

Gynecology

Gynecology

Four weeks

Inpatient medicine

Inpatient medicine

Eight weeks days, four weeks nights

Work independently on the inpatient team with assistance from our faculty and supervising senior resident.

Inpatient obstetrics

Inpatient obstetrics

Four weeks

  • Similar to second four weeks in the first year, but primary training will be with our family medicine OB faculty
  • Receive daily one-to-one OB lectures and teaching from UMN Medical Center and OB faculty
  • Participate in the care of newborns and new mothers
  • Deliver for UMN Medical Center patients and those from other community clinics

Sports medicine/orthopedics

Sports medicine/orthopedics

Four weeks

Learn orthopedic and sports medicine procedures.