warm-up rotation

A clinical rotation in a specific area of medicine—e.g., cardiology, infectious disease, emergency medicine—by a 4th-year medical student, as a prelude to an internship taken when he or she graduates
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warm-up rotation

Graduate education A clinical rotation undertaken in a specific area of medicine–eg, cardiology, infectious disease, emergency medicine by a 4th-yr medical student, as a prelude to an acting internship. See Acting internship; Cf Internship.
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