Curriculum and rotation schedule

Sample Transitional Year Block Rotation

Rotation Length






Time Off Allowed


4 months

Inpaitent Adult Medicine

Inpatient @ Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital


1 month

Primary Care Ambulatory

Local Preceptor's Office


1 month

Internal Medicine

Inpatient @ VA Medical Center


1 month

Emergency Medicine 

Inpatient @ Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital


1 month

Fundamentals of Clinical Skills

General Surgery, Outpatient Pediatrics, or Emergency Medicine


4 months Elective Rotations Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital and/or Private Office 1 week (per month)


* Electives include: Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Critical Care, Dermatology, Infectious Disease, Ophthalmology, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Neurology, Occupational Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Pulmonology, Radiation Oncology, Rheumatology, Urology, and Radiology