Audition rotations. Also known as “away rotations” or “sub-Is” (short for sub-interns). These rotations are rotations that you can do during your 4th-year of medical school with residency programs that you are interested in. Osteopathic schools typically refer to them as “audition rotations,” but you’ll definitely hear all 3 terms. Osteopathic schools push these rotations […]
How to be Successful During an Away Surgery Sub-I
I was told that for surgery, it is a double-edged sword to do an away sub-internship. Unlike specialty surgical programs, there is not as much pressure to audition for residencies with away rotations. Away rotations can only hurt you since you have to learn a brand new computer system, locate the bathrooms, work on unfamiliar […]
What is a Sub-Internship?
I remember in my third-year as a med student I really didn’t understand what a sub-internship was. I just heard the term “Sub-I” being thrown around by the fourth-years. I thought it would be advantageous for incoming medical students if I spoke briefly about the role of a sub-intern since you will all have to participate […]