Family Medicine Rotation Schedule - Year 3

Our third year curriculum defines Family Medicine. As their continuity practice expands to 4 half-days per week they incorporate multiple electives that will develop their knowledge and interests for years to come. They transition to a leader on our hospital service and continue to attend weekly grand rounds lectures. They also participate management and patient education curriculum so they will be ready to start their future career.

Please see each rotation for a brief description.

Family Medicine Hospital Service

Our third year residents complete six two week rotations on our inpatient hospital team. They work with another PGY-3 as the team leaders. Their responsibilities include coverage of the Newborn Nursery and completing Family Medicine consults while supervising junior residents and rounding with the attending physician.


Our residents spend one month working outpatient with Marshall’s Dermatologist any also have the option to perform inpatient dermatology consults. Procedures include skin biopsies, skin cancer removal, cyst removal, cryotherapy, and deep and superficial skin repairs.


Our residents complete one month of outpatient geriatrics care. They working in local nursing homes as well as perform home visits and palliative care consults. They also spend time providing care at our local Hospice House.

Family Medicine Center

As a third year resident our resident’s act as a chief in our family medicine center. They continue to build their continuity practice while working on leadership skills as they monitor coverage of the walk-in clinic, provide mentorship to junior residents, and are responsible for outpatient didactics.

Rural Health/PCMH

Outpatient Pediatrics

Our resident’s complete one month of outpatient pedantic care with a pediatrician of their choice.

Pediatrics Elective.

Our resident’s complete one month of pediatrics focused care. They can design this elective to cover their area of interest. Outpatient, inpatient, or urgent care settings are available.

Medicine Subspecialty Electives

Our residents are required to complete one elective from a list of medical subspecialties. These subspecialties are listed below. The nature of the elective is determined by the interest of the resident.

  • Gastroenterology
  • Renal
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Allergy
  • Rheumatology
  • Cardiology II
  • Neurology II
  • Dermatology II
  • Pulmonary II
  • Infectious Disease
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Parasitology
  • Endocrinology
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Rehabilitative Medicine


Our residents have 3 months to cover their areas of interest. Some examples of electives are listed below, but the options are limitless.

  • Anesthesiology
  • Clinical pathology
  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Podiatry
  • Oral Surgery/Dentistry
  • Rural Elective
  • Student Health
  • Ear, Nose, & Throat
  • Ophthalmology II
  • Orthopedics II
  • Emergency Medicine III
  • Public Health
  • Community Medicine
  • Obstetrics III-VI
  • Newborn Intensive Care Unit
  • Pediatrics-Ambulatory
  • Research
  • Surgery-Outpatient
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatrics-Emergency Room
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Radiology
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Wilderness Medicine
  • Other