This competency-based rotation is designed to introduce the student to Internal Medicine and instill within them the basic abilities of the Internist. The student will learn about the treatment of acute and chronic diseases of Internal Medicine. This 4-week rotation concentrates on the care of the adult patient in the inpatient and outpatient setting. The student will learn to apply clinical knowledge while learning how to function as part of a healthcare team. IM/Hospital Medicine I has a corresponding rotation of IM/Hospital Medicine II. It is recommended that, when possible, IM/Hospital Medicine II be completed in the inpatient setting but at least one of the rotations must be completed in the inpatient setting.