Clinical Rotations

Clinical Rotations

We provide comprehensive clinical training with our residents rotating in hospital medicine, intensive care unit, cardiac care unit, night float, continuity clinic and a myriad of elective rotations with dedicated teaching faculty at Fairview hospital and Cleveland Clinic. The rotations are designed in 2-week block with a goal of incorporating continuity clinic in a 6 plus 2 model.

Sample PGY-1 Rotation

Consult Services
Cardiology, Endocrinology, Infectious Disease, & Pulmonary
Electives (Second half of academic year) (Clinical)
Preliminary Anesthesia, Neurology, & Radiology @ Fairviewotherwise @ CCF
2 weeks
Hospital Medicine Day 20 weeks
Hospital Medicine Night Float 4 weeks
ICU Days 8 weeks
Ambulatory/Longitudinal Care Clinic Full day 12 weeks
Neurology 2 weeks
Vacation 4 weeks

Sample PGY-2 Rotation

CCU 4 weeks
Electives 18 weeks ( Up to 4 weeks of research elective)
Hospital Medicine Day 4 weeks
Hospital Medicine Night Float 4 weeks
ICU Days (CCF) 2 weeks
ICU Nights 4 weeks
Infectious Disease 4 weeks
Longitudinal Care Clinic 1 Full day 4 weeks
Rapid Response Team 4 weeks
Vacation 4 weeks

Sample PGY-3 Rotation

Electives 12 weeks (Up to 4 weeks of research elective)
Emergency Medicine 4 weeks
Geriatrics 4 weeks
Hospital Medicine Day 12 weeks
ICU Days (Private) 4 weeks
Longitudinal Care Clinic Full day 8 weeks (2 weeks blocks)
Rapid Response Team 4 weeks
Vacation 4 weeks
Elective Rotations

Elective Rotations

Elective rotations are a significant part of our program's second and third years of training. These are available in all of the different disciplines of Internal Medicine as well as in other related specialties. Our elective rotations add to the skills of the future internist or prepare the resident to an excellent start if a career in an Internal Medicine subspecialty is pursued.

  • Allergy
  • Anesthesia
  • Board Review
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Geriatrics
  • Gynecology
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Research
  • Rheumatology
Didactics and Conference Schedules

Didactics and Conference Schedules

Morning Report

Morning Reports are conducted Monday through Friday at 7 a.m. for Hospital Medicine Teams, Hospital Medicine Night Float Teams and Rapid Response Team. Generally, admissions are discussed, identifying problems, discussing appropriate plan for investigation and therapy, high- level evidence based case discussions along with fun filled medical jeopardy and challenging board review sessions.

Hospital Medicine Case Presentations

Hospital Medicine Case Presentations are held on every Tuesday of each month from Noon - 1 p.m. for Hospital Medicine Teams. Residents discuss a case during their Hospital Medicine rotation.

Rapid Response team presentation

The rapid response team presents once a month. This is an interesting case encountered while on the rapid response rotation and addresses medical knowledge and system-based competencies.

Hospital Medicine Didactic Conferences

Hospital Medicine Didactic Conferences are held on every Wednesday at noon for Hospital Medicine Teams.

Grand Rounds

Medicine Grand Rounds are held on Thursdays. These are high-level presentations by speakers from our own faculty as well as individuals who are well recognized locally and nationally.

Medical Management Conferences

Medical Management Conferences are held on Friday's at noon. Residents discuss interesting cases and their evidence-based management seen during their various rotations. The resident will be working with a mentor from the teaching faculty to help prepare.

  • PGY-1: Medical Management
  • PGY-2: Morbidity & Mortality
  • PGY-3: Residents Journal Club
  • PGY-3: Miscellaneous Topics
Mentorship Program

Mentorship Program

When residents joint our program, each intern will assigned an advisor to help them navigate their internship. When going to 2nd and 3rd year, each resident will chose a mentor from a dedicated mentor pool that will help with career forming and decisions.