Transitional Year Rotations

There are 13 four-week, block rotations

Required Rotations Number
Inpatient Medicine* 3-4
Medicine ICU 1
Surgery 3-4
Ambulatory (General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Gynecology) 1
Emergency Medicine 1
Elective Rotations** 3

*Includes the option of pediatrics at Seattle Children's.

**USMLE Step 3 needs to be taken during an elective rotation (ACGME program requirement)

Surgery rotations include:

  • general surgery
  • cardiothoracic surgery
  • vascular surgery
  • plastic surgery