Advanced Inpatient Family Medicine - ACMC

PREREQUISITES AND PLACEMENT IN THE CURRICULUM: Students must have completed the M3 Core Clerkship in Family Medicine.

PURPOSE: Experience inpatient adult medicine within a family practice context.

•  Provide care for a panel of 4 to 5 adult inpatients under supervision of senior residents and attending physicians;
•  Improve skills in history taking, physical examination, and assessment and management of medical inpatients;
•  Provide medical care with behavioral aspects of inpatient medicine and attention to pre- and post-hospitalization outpatient issues.

•  Attending physician teaching rounds 5 mornings each week;
•  Intensive faculty rounds with journal article distribution and discussion twice weekly;
•  Direct patient care with supervision and teaching by senior Family Practice resident;
•  Reading medical texts in a case-based manner;
•  Weekly internal medicine conferences and one half-day per week Family Practice conferences.
•  Ongoing feedback by supervising residents;
•  Evaluation by supervising attending physician for each week of rotation as well as supervising faculty.


Program Number: ELEC 938
Location: ACMC
Program Director: M.Brown, M.D., Dan Wallace (coordinator)
Telephone: 708-857-7059 , 773-296-7079
Email :
Duration: 4 Weeks
Night Call: 4-5
Weekends (Call): Yes

Students Accepted:
Housestaff Used as Faculty:
Lectures/Conferences/Faculty Contact: 10
Laboratory: 0
Outpatient: 0
Inpatient: 30
Total Hours /Week: 40

Note: Clinical electives at Advocate hospitals (ACMC, AIMMC, ALGH) are only available to students from LCME and AOA accredited institutions.