acting internship


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acting internship

A clinical rotation undertaken in a specific area of medicine—e.g., cardiology, infectious disease, emergency medicine—by a 4th-year medical student, which often indicates the student’s specialty interest.
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acting internship

Externship, junior internship, senior clerkship, subinternship Graduate medical education A clinical rotation undertaken in a specific area of medicine–eg cardiology, infectious disease, emergency medicine by a 4th-yr medical student, which often indicates the student's specialty interest See warm-up rotation; Cf Internship.
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