detroit internal medicine

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We have multiple internal medicine rotations in Detroit.

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detroit internal medicine #1

 

Outpatient externship in internal medicine

Specialty: Internal Medicine

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 19

 

Where will the rotation take place: This hands-on rotation will take place 30 miles north of downtown Detroit. 

Hours: 

 

Summer Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 7 AM to 1 PM; Wednesday 9 AM to 2 PM. 

Winter Hours: Monday - Tuesday 8 AM to 2 PM; Wednesday 9 AM to 3 PM; Thursday 7 AM to 1 PM

What you will do: This is an outpatient experience during which you will be under the supervision of a highly regarded physician educator who is board-certified in Internal Medicine. He is involved in the teaching and mentoring of internal medicine residents from the DMC/Huron Valley Hospital as well as students from the Michigan State University School of Osteopathic Medicine and University of Michigan Clinical Nurse Practitioner Program. He holds staff appointments at DMC/Huron Valley Hospital and William Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak. 

 

Please note that this is not a shadowing observership. This is a hands-on clinical experience. After a few days of observation, you will take on an increasing role in patient care. This includes the following:

  • You will take patient histories.

  • You will perform physical exams under the physician's supervision.

  • You will present patients.

  • You will write or enter clinic progress notes.

  • You will have opportunities to research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • You will be involved in patient education.

  • You will teach other team members.

  • You will spend time with other healthcare professionals to understand their roles and responsibilities.

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 

You may have an opportunity to attend an occasional conference at DMC/Huron Valley Hospital.

Who should consider this rotation: International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking hands-on patient care experience in Internal Medicine; IMGs seeking careers in family medicine, internal medicine, or other specialties.

Will a letter of recommendation be offered: Yes, assuming that the IMG meets the expectations of the rotation. Dr. Desai will provide the physician with guidelines which will improve the quality of the letter. In some cases, the preceptor may ask the rotator to write a letter of recommendation draft. 

​During the rotation: Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.

See Where Our Students Applying to Internal Medicine Have Received Interviews or Matched

Read Dr. Desai's Interview with Dr. Roy Ziegelstein (Vice Dean for Education at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Former Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center) about How to Match Successfully in Internal Medicine

TESTIMONIALS

"This was an outstanding hands-on experience and I got a great deal of autonomy. The doctor is kind and knowledgeable with great bedside manner. I have gained a great depth of patient care in longitudinal manner and disease prevention. All the staff in his clinic are nice and helpful."

Xue (MD2B Connect Client)

"This rotation is perfect for IMG first clinical rotation in US. The preceptor is very nice, knowledgeable, respectful, and comfortable to work with."

Anastasia (MD2B Connect Client)

"The doctor is an amazing person to work with and I have learned how to show empathy towards patients and handle a patient who is in discomfort and needs a doctor's help. I would like to thank Dr. Desai and his team for taking the time to speak with me and understand my abilities and skills to guide me in the right path."

Naga (MD2B Connect Client)

"The rotation is great because of the friendly environment, the familiarity of patients with students, and the organized workflow that really allows you develop your own style."

Inaam (MD2B Connect Client)

detroit internal medicine #2

 

outpatient externship in internal medicine/geriatrics

Specialty: Internal Medicine/Geriatrics

MD2B Connect Physician ID # 1​6

Where will this rotation take place: This hands-on outpatient rotation will take place in a northwest suburb of Detroit (approximately 50 miles from downtown).​

Hours: Monday 7 AM to 7 PM; Tuesday 9 AM to 5 PM; Wednesday variable hours; Thursday 9 AM to 5 PM; Friday variable hours

 

What you will do: You will be under the supervision of an internal medicine physician with a geriatric focus. He is actively involved in the education of family medicine residents at St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital. He regularly rounds with residents at skilled nursing facilities every week. 

This rotation will take place in both his office and at skilled nursing facilities. 

Please note that this is not a shadowing observership. This is a hands-on clinical experience. After a few days of observation, you will take on an increasing role in patient care:

  • You will take patient histories.

  • You will perform the exam under the preceptor's supervision.

  • You will develop evidence-based therapeutic plans.

  • You will present patients.

  • You will write progress notes.

  • You will educate patients.

  • You will research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • You will spend time with other healthcare professionals, front office staff, medical assistants, and nurses, to understand their roles and responsibilities.

You will receive regular feedback on your performance. 

 

​​Who should consider this rotation: International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking hands-on patient care experience in internal medicine or geriatrics. IMGs seeking careers in family medicine or internal medicine will find this rotation particularly useful since geriatric problems are common in these specialties. ​

Will a letter of recommendation be offered: Yes, assuming that the IMG meets the expectations of the rotation. Dr. Desai will provide the physician with guidelines which will improve the quality of the letter. In some cases, the preceptor may ask the rotator to write a letter of recommendation draft. 

​During the rotation: Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.

See Where Our Students Applying to Internal Medicine Have Received Interviews or Matched

Read Dr. Desai's Interview with Dr. Roy Ziegelstein (Vice Dean for Education at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Former Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center) about How to Match Successfully in Internal Medicine

TESTIMONIALS

"The doctor is witty, knowledgeable, and truly a joy to work with.  You encounter a versatile list of medical diagnoses that will serve as a great educational experience."

Sapana (MD2B Connect Client)

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Last updated: January 10, 2020

 

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