Internal Medicine Clerkship Rotations

Each clerkship is offered at multiple sites, and the maximum number of students assigned to each site is determined according to clinical resources (patients, faculty, number of resident teams at site). We have made judgment that exceeding these limits would impair student education. No student will be assigned to the same hospital site for both medicine clerkships.

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Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Abbott Northwestern Hospital is the largest not-for-profit hospital in the Twin Cities area. Abbott Northwestern Hospital is part of Allina Hospitals & Clinics, a family of hospitals, clinics and care services in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. Abbott Northwestern Hospital’s services include: complete medical, surgical and critical care for patients and multi-specialty care and clinical expertise in behavioral health services, cardiovascular services, medical/surgical services, neuroscience, oncology orthopedics, rehabilitation, spine care and women’s health.

Address: 800 East 28th Street, Minneapolis
Director: Laurel Drevlow, MD
Contact: Jackie Wilcziek
Phone: (612) 863-4212

University of Minnesota Medical Center

Rated in the top 100 Hospitals nationally, University of Minnesota Medical Center’s highly specialized care is a major national and regional referral center. Fairview-University provides primary, secondary and tertiary care on general medicine, cardiology, critical care, hematology/oncology, and bone marrow transplant inpatient teams. This hospital offers state-of-the-art critical care and transplantation medicine affiliated with Fairview Health System, a large provider of primary care services in the Twin Cities.

Address: 420 Delaware St. SE, Minneapolis
Director: Briar Duffy, MD
Contact: Chris Miller
Phone: (612) 625-9975

Regions Hospital

Regions Hospital is the major community hospital for Ramsey County (St. Paul) and referral center affiliated with HealthPartners, a major Twin Cities health care maintenance organization. Regions provide general and subspecialty medical care to HealthPartners™ patients, which include a large population of new Americans. It offers critical care experience as well as toxicology training and has a level 1 trauma center.
Address: 640 Jackson Street, St. Paul
Director: Tom Yacovella, MD
Contact: Karen Lee
Phone: (651) 254-1886

Hennepin County Medical Center

U.S.News and World Report has repeatedly named Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) one of America’s Best Hospitals. HCMC is a comprehensive academic medical center and public hospital located in the heart of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Our health care campus includes a 360-bed acute care hospital and primary care and specialty clinics.

Address: 701 Park Avenue, Minneapolis
Director: Tom Stillman, MD
Contact: Danelle Sullivan
Phone: (612) 873-4733


The Minneapolis VA is a teaching hospital which serves as a tertiary referral center for the Upper Midwest. It has 237 acute care diagnostic and treatment beds, as well as a 104-bed extended care unit. The medical center provides primary, specialty, mental and behavioral health, and extended care and rehabilitative care to over 45,000 veteran patients. It has one of the largest education and training programs in the VA system. Annually, approximately 1,000 students and resident and 1,500 other trainees are involved in education and training programs at the facility.

Address: One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis
Director: Nersi Nikakhtar, MD
Contact: Kate Sharpe
Phone: (612) 467-2085


Please contact Deann Dahl at (218) 726-7034 or for additional information on the Duluth site.Please contact Deann Dahl at (218) 726-7034 or for additional information on the Duluth site.