Student Internship Elective

Department: Medicine
Title of Course: Student Sub-Internship in Internal Medicine
Course Director: John Cmar, MD, FACP
Program Director
Description and Goals of Course: Sinai Hospital offers an outstanding Sub-Internship experience in an academically-oriented teaching hospital, with a broad-based patient population. Students function as integral members of the house staff team on one of the general medicine teams in same capacity as interns except with limited patient load. Students are expected to participate in all aspects of patient care, and are encouraged to be primarily responsible for all clinical decisions and bedside procedures. Students are given the opportunity to tailor the experience to their specific learning goals and objectives.

Sub-Interns will also participate in daily morning report, Sub-Specialty Conferences, Journal Club, and Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. Students will also be included in the many special lectures and teaching seminars specifically designed for them.

Wide range of ancillary services are available, including computer terminals at each nursing station for accessing patient data. A personal computer is available for use by students and medical house staff for literature searches. Meals when on-call, parking , and on-call rooms are also provided. Night call is every fourth night.
Duration: 4 weeks
Hours of Participation: Full-time
Number of Students: 4
Location: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
2435 W. Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Time of Year Available: All year
Additional Comments: Prerequisites include a medical school cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, a USMLE Step 1 score of 210 or a COMLEX score of 510 and completion of a Basic Medicine Clerkship.

Contact:  Medical Education Office

Phone: 410-601-7639