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Rotation Schedule

The academic year consists of 13 blocks which are each four weeks in length. A sample of the family medicine curriculum is listed below.

Intern Year: Interns have one half day of continuity clinic per week the first half of the year, then one full day of continuity clinic per week the second half of the year. All residents are limited to one half day of clinic per week while on inpatient rotations and no clinic when on away rotations.

Ambulatory Care Month 4 weeks Our interns spend their first rotation getting to know each other and getting familiar with the faculty and the three sites. During this time they become certified for ALSO, NRP, and PALS.
Inpatient Medicine 12 weeks Three separate blocks working either on the Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Team.  
Inpatient Pediatrics 8 weeks One rotation on the pediatric floor at Good Samaritan followed by a rotation at Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanual in Portland.
Cardiology 4 weeks Working with the Cardiology Fellows. 
General Surgery 4 weeks Level 2 Trauma center with acute and elective surgeries 
Obstetrics (L&D) 4 weeks Working with an OB-GYN and Midwife team for deliveries and management of labor. 
Emergency Medicine 4 weeks Level 2 trauma center with transfers from critical access hospitals 
Continuity Clinic 4 weeks Managing your own panel of patients with your care team at one of the three continuity sites. 
Outpatient Pediatrics 4 weeks Outpatient pediatrics in multiple different environments 
Sports Medicine 4 weeks The Samaritan Athletic Medicine Center working with patients from the community as well as Oregon State University athletes.

Second Year: Second year residents have two full days of continuity clinic per week. All residents are limited to one half day of clinic per week while on inpatient rotations and no clinic when on away rotations.

Inpatient Medicine 8 weeks Month at critical access hospital followed by leading the Family Medicine Team in Corvallis 
ICU 4 weeks Managing ICU at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital
Inpatient Pediatrics 4 weeks Leading the team on the Pediatric floor at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Obstetrics & Gynecology 8 weeks One rotation on the L&D floor at Good Samaritan with focus on labor management and deliveries.  Second rotation focused on gynecologic procedures.
Emergency Medicine 4 weeks Level 2 trauma center with transfers from critical access hospitals
Urgent Care 4 weeks Focus on triage, procedures and clinic efficiency
Continuity Clinic 4 weeks Managing your own panel of patients with your care team at one of the three continuity sites.
Community Medicine 4 weeks Opportunity to learn about community services, work in free local clinics and do home visits
Dermatology 4 weeks Exposure to a wide variety of dermatology treatments, procedures and Mohs surgery.
Electives 8 weeks Two electives throughout the year

Third Year: Third year residents have two full days of continuity clinic per week. All residents are limited to one half day of clinic per week while on inpatient rotations. 

Inpatient Medicine 4 weeks Leading the team at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital
Infectious Disease 4 weeks A combination of inpatient and outpatient ID with exposure to PrEP and Hep C treatments
Hospice 4 weeks Rotation with inpatient palliative services and time spent at the Evergreen Hospice House 
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 4 weeks Managing acute pediatric patients at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland
Urgent Care 4 weeks Focus on triage, procedures, and clinic efficiency
Continuity Clinic 8 weeks Managing your own panel of patients with your care team at one of the three continuity sites
Behavioral Health/Addiction Medicine 4 weeks Partnering with neuropsychology with development of skills in motivational interviewing in addition to addiction treatment at Samaritan Treatment and Recovery Services
Sports Medicine & Specialty Orthopedics 4 weeks Sports medicine combined with some specialty orthopedics including spine, foot, and hand
Electives 16 weeks Four electives throughout the year