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Medicine Clerkship Orientation Information

Students are assigned to inpatient medicine services consisting of an attending physician, residents, interns, and other learners. There is one guaranteed day off per week (typically one weekend day). There will be formal teaching sessions including teaching rounds, various conferences, online and other activities.

  • Monday-Friday: The day typically begins at 7:00am, and daily activities consist of team work rounds, morning report, attending rounds, noon teaching conference, patient work-ups and patient care activities. When not on call, the hospital workday typically ends around 5:00pm.
  • Weekends: Schedule varies depending on call schedule and number and complexity of patients. Formal teaching rounds do not occur on weekends. When not on call, weekend workday typically ends around 1pm.
  • Days off: On average you will get one day off per week. Typically a Saturday or Sunday.

Updated: 12/08/22

Clerkship Director

Asra Khan, MD
Phone: (312) 413-2863

Associate Clerkship Director

Ananya Gangopadhyaya, MD

Clerkship Coordinator

Nabeela Rabbani
Phone: (312) 996-5998

Angie Fanuke
Phone: (312) 996-1554

UIH Site Directors

Euna Chi, MD

Christopher Fernandes, MD

Maria Isabel Angulo, MD


Site Specific Reporting Instructions Heading link

Important Information:

  • Day 1 of Rotation: All students will have general orientation in the morning with the overall  Clerkship Director (Dr. Asra R. Khan) followed by full day of Didactics.
  • Day 2 of Rotation: Follow instructions below for site specific orientation.
  • Second month of the rotation (Day 1): Follow instructions below for site specific orientation.