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For Medical Students

We welcome both third-year and fourth-year medical students to come join us for rotations.  Please read through the rotation descriptions and if you are interested in completing a rotation with us please contact:

Alexandra Hubbell, DO
Phone: (515) 265-1050

Inpatient Service

Rotation Description: This is a hospital-based clerkship rotation, involving daily work and attending rounds. Responsibilities include following 2 to 3 patients at any one time. This includes history and physical examinations, daily progress notes, ordering of appropriate labs, and diagnostic tests. The medical student may take call with a senior resident which is approximately 2 nights per month.

Level: Fourth-Year Medical Student
Length of Rotation: Four Weeks
No. of Students Per Rotation: One
Malpractice Insurance: Not Provided
Stipend: Not Provided

Outpatient Rotation

Rotation Description: This is a hands-on rotation. The medical student will evaluate patients regarding pertinent history and physical examination. Prior to staffing a patient student, the will develop a differential diagnosis, diagnostic and laboratory plan, and treatment plan. In addition, they will attend medical conferences daily. Several days per month they will attend our free OB clinic where they will evaluate primarily Hispanic patients in various antepartum stages.

Level: Fourth-Year Medical Student
Length of Rotation: Four Weeks
No. of Students Per Rotation: One to two
Malpractice Insurance: Not Provided
Stipend: Not Provided