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If you are in your third year and considering internal medicine as a career, you will likely be planning to take an acting internship or subinternship in internal medicine (they are the same thing, but may be called different names at different institutions). The acting internship is a very exciting and important experience, but also one that can be fairly intimidating, so you should be well prepared before beginning your rotation.
The purpose of the acting internship is to provide you with a more advanced level of clinical training in internal medicine beyond the basic medicine clerkship. The third year medicine clerkship is one of the earliest clinical exposures most students have to internal medicine, and because of this, the rotation is heavily supervised for both teaching and patient care reasons. The acting internship, however, provides an opportunity for much more autonomy and ability to learn and care for patients in a way that approximates early postgraduate (internship) training. It also serves several other functions, including helping you to work in the context of patient care teams, apply more advanced medical knowledge to patient care, learn how to actually manage patients from the perspective of having direct responsibility for their care, continue development of your clinical style as a physician as you take on increasing responsibility, and allows your supervisors to work with you in a more advanced role that will help them provide assessments of your performance when applying for residency. Here are some things to know about and to help you prepare for your acting internship:
The acting internship is a key clinical rotation that is an incredibly important next step in training. Be prepared, and enjoy this opportunity to work on becoming the physician you want to be.