Primary Care

During this first-year rotation, faculty and senior residents will supervise you in an inpatient setting that gives you opportunities to work with a variety of patient populations.

You will see patients in a primary care setting taking on a diverse caseload to maximize your educational benefits.

Each week, you will attend six to eight hours of departmental seminars, conferences or rounds.

Year Taken


Length of Rotation

Four months


The clinical population varies depending on clinical placement. Caseloads vary with the type of service and clinical demand but average approximately:

  • five to eight patients in family medicine
  • six to 14 patients in internal medicine
  • six to nine patients in pediatrics

You may encounter acute and chronic illnesses of all kinds during this rotation.

Clinical Sites