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Internal Medicine

Suite 2B, Elkins Building
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA 19001
Phone: 215-481-4350
Fax: 215-481-4361

For more information, please contact:

Judith McMichael, Student Coordinator
Phone: 215-481-4350
Fax: 215-481-4361

Supporting Faculty

  • 14 core faculty members
  • 48 residents
  • 2 geriatric fellows
  • Department of Medicine attendings in general medicine, pulmonary and critical care, cardiology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, nephrology, hematology/oncology, geriatrics, palliative care, radiology, PM&R and pathology

3rd year Clerkship

  • Students
    • Jefferson: 4 students per 4 week rotation
    • PCOM: 1 student per 4 week rotation
    • DUCOM: 8 students per 10 week rotation, includes 2 week elective; 3 students per 5 week Ambulatory Block
  • Structure
    • Inpatient assignment to one of 7 general medicine services, all of which function in a hospitalist model
  • Lectures
    • Student core lectures, faculty delivered
    • Morning conference and resident noon lecture held daily
  • Call and weekends
    • Long call and weekend call assignments vary per school's program
    • PA students do not have long or weekend call

4th Year Sub Internship in Medicine

  • Students
    • Jefferson: 2 students per 4 week block
    • DUCOM: 2 students per 4 week block
    • PCOM: 1 student per 4 week block
  • Structure
    • Assigned to one of the inpatient general medicine services, all of which function in a hospitalist model
  • Lectures
    • Student core lectures, faculty delivered
    • morning conference and resident noon lecture held daily
  • Weekends and Call
    • Long call and weekend call assignments vary per school's requirements

4th Year Electives

  • Electives are available to 4th year students from our affiliate schools: Jefferson, PCOM and DUCOM.
  • Electives can be arranged by emailing Judith McMichael to inquire about availability and completing the student elective request form.
  • Available to 4th year medical students (allopathic and osteopathic) in good standing.
  • The Department of Medicine does not have a program for international medical graduates seeking an observership.
  • Electives offered:
    • Infectious Disease
    • Hematology/Oncology
    • Cardiology
    • Gastroenterology
    • Geriatrics
    • Medical Intensive Care Unit
    • Nephrology
    • Palliative Care
    • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    • Diagnostic Radiology