Graduation Requirements

All students must complete a minimum of eight fourth‑year, four‑week courses including Transition to Residency for a total of 32 weeks.

Your eight fourth-year rotations must include rotations that fill the following five requirements: 

1. Primary Acting Internship to be chosen from the following offerings:

FM 850             Acting Internship: Family Medicine in Morehead

FM 901             Family Medicine Primary Acting Internship in Morehead

MED 870          AI in Medicine 

MED 901           Acting Internship: Community Internal Medicine in Morehead

MED/PED 872   AI in Medicine/Pediatrics

NEU 850           AI in Neurology

NEU 851           Acting Internship:  Child Neurology

OBG 850           AI in Gynecologic Oncology

PED 850            Neonatal Intensive Care

PED 859            AI in Pediatrics

PED 878            Pediatric Intensive Care

PSC 843            Adult Psychiatry, Inpatient AI

SUR 850            AI in Pediatric Surgery

SUR 868            AI in Transplant Surgery

SUR 873            AI in Vascular Surgery

SUR 878            AI in Good Samaritan General Surgery

SUR 901            AI in Community Surgery - Morehead

SUR 874            AI in Emergency General Surgery ICU


2. Secondary Acting Internship to be chosen from the following offerings: 

ER 843              Emergency Medicine

ER 875              Pediatric Emergency Medicine

ER 901              Community Emergency Medicine (at Morehead)

FM 854             AI in Rural Family Medicine (at Hazard)

MED 871          AI in Critical Medicine

MED 873          General IM Outpatient Clinics

NSG 864           AI in Neurosurgery

OBG 854           Clinical Clerkship in Obstetrics (Labor & Delivery)

OBG 863           High Risk Obstetrics (MFM)

OBG 901           Community Obstetrics & Gynecology in Morehead

OTO 853           AI in Otolaryngology

RBM 850          AI in Rehabilitation Medicine

SUR 854            AI in Urology

SUR 855            AI in Plastic Surgery

SUR 856            AI in Surgical Oncology

SUR 859            AI in Colorectal Surgery

SUR 863            AI in Cardiothoracic Surgery

NOTE: A second Primary Acting Internship will count as a Secondary Acting Internship.

3. MD 840 Transition to Residency Course (Period 11, March 29 - April 23) 


4. Electives

In addition to the requirements above, students have five periods (20 weeks) available for elective rotations of their choice. (Students who did not do an AHEC rotation during the third-year must complete one during the fourth-year.)