subinternship

subinternship

Acting internship A training period for a senior medical student who acts as an intern during rotation through various services–eg, internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics; the subintern is closely supervised by a resident or an attending physician. Cf Extern, Intern, Scut monkey.
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