Year 1

The first year consists primarily of rotations at Avera McKennan and Sanford Health hospitals, supplemented by one-half day per week at the Center for Family Medicine. During clinic time, the resident begins to build a practice. First-year residents also care for a panel of OB patients one half-day per week at one of the sponsoring hospitals.

The first year rotations include:

  • 4 weeks orientation
  • 8 weeks CFM Inpatient Team (CFMIT)
  • 8 weeks night float
  • 8 weeks pediatrics (inpatient and outpatient)
  • 4 weeks emergency medicine
  • 4 weeks surgery
  • 8 weeks obstetrics
  • 4 weeks critical care
  • 4 weeks cardiology