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Elective Title: 71MI707 — INTERNAL MEDICINE


During this rotation, the student will be responsible for the admission, management, and therapeutic planning of patients admitted to the internal medicine service. He/she will be expected to rotate admissions with first and second year Family Medicine Residents and participate in management and care at the first post-graduate year level. Particular emphasis will be placed on the diagnosis and management of common medicine problems. In addition to the above experiences, teaching conferences in selected medicine topics will be available throughout the rotation, as well as daily ward rounds with a family physician. Students will take calls with residents a few times during the month

Elective Details:

Primary Contact for Add/Drops: Stacey Jackson (sajacks@iu.edu)

Director: Michele N. Collins, M.D.

Campus: South Bend

Location: St. Joseph Regional Medical Center (Mishawaka)

Other Faculty:

Learning Objectives

  • 1) Admit and care for patients as part of an inpatient service (PC1)

  • 2) Perform complete history and physicals including a thorough assessment and plan (PC1)
  • 3) Present their patients at morning rounds (ISC5)
  • 4) Give a thorough case presentation to the team (ISC5)


  • Clinical Performance Evaluation Form; (The assessment methods include observation of history and physical exams. Students will be asked to give oral presentations on history and physical exams including appropriate assessment and plans. The assessment will be conducted by the course director).

Enrollment Information

Prerequisites: 4th year status

Availability with Max Students per Month:


Duty Hours: 40

Time Distribution: 90% Clinical; 10% Lecture/Seminar

Elective Type Category: AC - Advanced Clinical

Notes and Enrollment Information:

Add/Drop Contact Person: Stacey Jackson (sajacks@iu.edu) THIS ELECTIVE DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE INITIAL SENIOR MATCH All South Bend electives must go thru the South Bend campus coordinator. Contact Stacey Jackson (sajacks@iu.edu or 574-631-1870)

Third Year Elective? No

Interprofessional Skills and Service Learning

Interprofessional Collaborative Skills: None

Service Learning Included: None