Dixon offers a rural family medicine clerkship to third and fourth year students from LCME and AOA accredited medical schools, and from selected WHO affiliated international medical schools.
Under its affiliation with the University of Illinois College of Medicine, the faculty of the Dixon Rural Training Track provide supervision for this four-week experience. Students will obtain an overview of family medicine as it is practiced in a smaller hospital in a rural setting. Students will be work side-by-side family medicine residents and faculty in both the outpatient family medicine office and with inpatients at KSB Hospital in Dixon. The clerkship may be tailored to the specific needs and interests of the student, including interest in procedures, emergency medicine, obstetrics and rural community health.
The Dixon RTT medical student clerkship is intended to provide experience in or exposure to:
Interested students are encouraged to apply early as only one student is accepted per rotation to prevent diluting the educational experience. Housing is provided based on availability.