Clinical Medicine and Oncology Subinternship (M-115)


The Clinical Medicine and Oncology Subinternship in Medicine is a four-week rotation that allows the fourth-year medical student to take on the role of a medical intern. The student is assigned to one of the inpatient oncology medicine teams to care for hospitalized  patients.  There is close supervision by an attending physician and the student is integrated into the team structure. The student takes call with a supervising resident and is expected to attend the daily teaching conferences offered to the medical housestaff. Students on this rotation are exposed to patients with a wide range of medical disease and are expected to become proficient at history taking, the physical exam, the development of a diagnostic and treatment plan, and coordination of care. The Subinternship is a rigorous rotation that prepares the student for internship.

Prerequisites Other than Third-Year Rotations



One module

Students per Module

Maximum of three

Elective dates (students applying through VSAS should refer to calendar information there)

D (September 26 - October 21)
F (November 21 - December 16)
J (April 3 - April 28)
K (May 1 - May 26)


Elective Program Online Application

International Students must apply by mail. See instructions

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