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Monday - Friday 9 AM to 5 PM (plus one weekend per month)
Hours have been provided by the preceptor. Hours are subject to change at the preceptor’s discretion, but the minimum total hours will remain approximately the same.
This outpatient US clinical experience will take place 25 miles south of Baltimore.
Outpatient US Clinical Experience in Internal Medicine
What you will do:
This is a fully outpatient clinical experience during which you will be actively involved in patient encounters under the supervision of a physician who is board certified in Internal Medicine. The preceptor holds hospital privileges at the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center. The physician has been educating international medical graduates for over 20 years and considers it a joy to help these future doctors reach their professional goals.
After a few days of observation, you will take on an increasing role in patient encounters and learn the following under the preceptor’s supervision:
Taking patient histories under supervision.
Examining patients under supervision.
Helping to write or enter notes.
Have opportunities to research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.
Teaching other team members.
Spending time with other healthcare professionals to understand their roles and responsibilities.
Who should consider this rotation:
International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking US clinical experience in Internal Medicine.
How to obtain a letter of recommendation:
The rotator should ask the preceptor for a LOR near the conclusion of the rotation. Dr. Desai has provided the physician with guidelines about best practices in letter writing that meet residency program requirements. 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.
If you want clinic experience this site is one place you will not regret. This doctor has high volume of pts but also a wide pt population from simple cases to multiple comorbidities. The attending is also very knowledgeable and very eager to teach. The staff also make it a wonderful place to rotate as things will get busy.