Medical Student Rotations

 Southern Colorado Family Medicine provides learning opportunities for both osteopathic and allopathic medical students.  

Third Year Osteopathic Rotations

Southern Colorado Family Medicine in association with the University of Health Sciences in Kansas City offers third year rotations to third year osteopathic students at The University of Health Sciences School of Osteopathic Medicine who are interested in Family Medicine.  If you have any further questions please feel free to contact Nancy Hamilton at Southern Colorado Family Medicine.

Fourth Year Rotations

Multiple fourth year rotations are available for both allopathic and osteopathic students.  Interested fourth year students are required to:

Family Medicine Inpatient Service

Students work with 2 interns and 2 upper level residents on the Internal Medicine service caring for medical patients in the hospital. 1-2 mornings/week the student will attend the High Risk OB clinic. Students will participate in the Family Medicine Clinic 2-3 times per week. This rotation provides you with the broadest exposure to the residents, faculty and staff.

Rural Private Practice

Students will work in the private office of a rural family physician in a rural town nearby. Students will be able to contrast these clinics with the 2-3 half days of clinic at SCFM.

Sports Medicine

Students will work in the private office of a residency graduate whose practice is approximately 50% sports medicine. Students will attend all sports clinics and games with the physician. 1 day will be spent in the Family Medicine Center.