NCFM Medical Student Rotations
Fourth-year medical students from many U.S. medical schools complete rotations at North Colorado Family Medicine (NCFM). NCFM offers rotations in Outpatient Family Medicine, as well as subinternships in Inpatient Adult Medicine, Inpatient Obstetrics/Newborn, and Inpatient Pediatrics.
- U.S. Medical School
- Fourth year medical students
- Best score on USMLE/COMLEX will be considered. Minimum passing scores of 210 on USMLE Step 1 or 515 on COMLEX.
- Proof of health insurance
- Proof of HIPAA training
- Completed background check through Banner Health
- Medical school transcript (copy is acceptable)
- Letter from administrative individual (Dean, Dean of Student Affairs, etc.) of the sponsoring institution indicating the applicant is a student in good standing
- Letter from medical school verifying coverage of sponsoring institution's liability insurance at a minimum of $1 million per claim and $3 million aggregate
- Students who apply to this program should have the potential to be resident physicians in the State of Colorado. This means the student could potentially become a licensed physician in Colorado by their second year of postgraduate training. Please visit the Colorado State Board of Medical Examiners web page for further information.
- Scheduling the rotation
- Rotation applications for the 2014-2015 academic year will be reviewed on March 24th, 2014. Acceptances for rotations will be sent out by mid- April.
- Medical students are not accepted for rotations occurring in June and July.
- Rotations are four weeks in duration.
- All medical students will be restricted to a maximum of four weeks.
- All rotations begin on Mondays at 8:00a.m. (holidays excepted)
- Maximum of two days scheduled absence during the four week rotation. (excluding weekends)
- The program cannot monetarily compensate medical students nor their sponsoring institutions for rotations performed.
We look forward to receiving your medical student application for a medical student rotation. We have always enjoyed the presence of medical students, and feedback we have received from medical students indicates they have found their time at North Colorado Family Medicine to be an educationally rewarding experience.
Rural Family Medicine
Third and fourth year medical students wishing to do a family medicine rotation at our Rural Training Track site in Wray, Colorado, should contact Dr. Monte Uyemura at (970) 332-4895.
A variety of rotations in many other specialties and subspecialties are available with North Colorado Medical Center (NCMC) staff physicians. NCMC cooperates with the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in training medical students. If you are currently not a University of Colorado or Rocky Vista student and are interested in a rotation in other specialties or subspecialties, please contact the Graduate Medical Education Offices at 800-336-6236 to inquire.