Medical Student Rotations

Late third-year and 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.

Learn more about our rotations


  • 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.

Applying for a Rotation

Application Form
Please have school contact information ready, including name, phone email and address of contact at medical school. 

Once application is completed and submitted it will automatically be sent to the program. All backup documentation mentioned in the online form will be required before your application will be reviewed.

All medical student applications for rotations should be made well in advance of requested dates to allow for review of the application and scheduling. Selection of medical students will be made on the basis of strength of application and availability of rotations. Only applications containing all information requested will be considered. Priority will be given to students choosing family medicine as a career.

Please call (970) 810-2802 with any questions or to check on the status of your application.

Scheduling the Rotation

  • Rotation applications for the next academic year will be reviewed each April
  • Medical students are not accepted for rotations occurring in June and July
  • Rotations are 4 weeks in duration
  • All medical students will be restricted to a maximum of 4 weeks
  • All rotations begin on Mondays at 8 a.m. (holidays excepted)
  • Maximum of 2 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 NCFM to be an educationally rewarding experience.


Evaluation Form

Medical students evaluate each rotation and attending at the end of the rotation. These evaluations are used to improve the medical student rotations and activities. 

Medical students receive verbal feedback during check-out every Friday from that week's attending and chief resident while on a hospital-service rotation. 

Medical students are also evaluated by each attending, chief resident and resident during the rotation through an electronic evaluation. These evaluations are reviewed by the medical student and medical student advisor at the end of the rotation. 


Student housing is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis and can be reserved for part or all of your rotation.


There is a $75.00/week fee to stay in the house. Fees must be paid in advance of rotation in the form of check, money order or cash.

House Information

The home has been stocked with basic kitchen needs, linens, etc. There are 4 bedrooms and 2½ baths. There is a shared living room and kitchen with full amenities for everyone’s use. 

Internet Access

High-speed wireless internet access is available in the rental house. 


No pets are allowed. Facilities are for student use only. 


1932 8th Avenue
Unit C
Greeley, CO 80631

To reach the house from North Colorado Medical Center, go east on 16th Street to 8th Avenue and turn right (South). Continue to 20th Street and take a left (East), then take your second left into a paved alley road, continue up about half block. The town home is on your left (West) side.