Has anyone done rotations in ATL without the use of Access medical? If so where did you rotate and how was your experience. If you prefer you can also PM me as well.
I believe the school sends you to the Atlanta Medical Group where they set up the rotations for you... not sure if those are rotations or "observerships" which don't count towards clinical rotations. I am completely confused on how the school does it cuz I don't wanna get stuck in a situation where we do like 3 months of rotations and they don't count cuz we later find out these are "observerships" or watever. Could someone with some clinical knowledge help us please!? thank you.
Did they say if the rotations with AMG are observerships or actual greenbook clinical rotations?
I specifically requested clinical rotations and he specifically stated clinical rotations. I really hope that means I will be placed in an clinical rotations in the near future.
Last edited by cardiomegaly; 06-05-2012 at 06:36 PM.
The real question to ask if if the rotations are inpatient or within the actual residency depts. Some places will be in private practice offices that are rented out within hospitals that have greenbook rotations but since you're under the private physician it's still technically non-greenbook. Ask if you'll be rotating alongside residents/interns/attendings and not just one attending. That's how some places get away with saying they rotate at all "greenbook hospitals" but then the rotation may not be greenbook itself. Weird but its legal advertising. I don't know the answer to this question for AMG but I would love to know since I need to start thinking about rotations very soon.
Great point! I had no idea. Thanks for the info houmd. That ridiculous how they can say that... but we can check on the ACGME website and if its not there then its not TRUE G-book right?
PS: That question is for anyone
Last edited by cardiomegaly; 06-06-2012 at 10:07 AM.
The questions isn't about entirely inpatient vs outpatient. The question is whether you are rotating through the residency program itself.
Remember that all big hospitals also have offices that they rent out to private practice physicians. Thus If your attending is working entirely out of that private practice office then you're not on a greenbook rotation. But they may try to pass it off as one since the hospital has a program in that field, even though your attending may not be associated with that program.
Ahh. So even on the ACGME website, that specific rotation will be listed as greenbook when it actually isn't, right? How can we determine whats wrong from right in this semi-confusing situation?