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The following Colorado Family Medicine residencies offer family medicine medical student clerkships and sub-internships.

Rotations are typically four weeks in length, but the length and content can often be tailored to individual needs and interests.

Colorado FMR clerkships and sub-internships are very competitive so early application is encouraged.

Fort Collins Family Medicine Residency

Fort Collins, Colorado


Fort Collins Family Medicine Residency offers a clerkship that encompasses inpatient care on the family medicine service, call opportunities and outpatient care in our family medicine clinic. Students may also have the opportunity to participate in procedure clinics, OB clinics, nursing home rounds, sports medicine clinics, counseling sessions and much more. Students are actively involved in patient care, including dictation. The rotation is typically four weeks long, though the length and content can be tailored to individual needs and interests.


For more information, please contact Kimberly Bell, Program Manager, at (970) 495-8803 or


North Colorado Family Medicine Residency

Greeley, Colorado


North Colorado Family Medicine (NCFM) offers rotations to fourth-year medical students who plan to specialize in family medicine. The NCFM residency offers rotations in Outpatient Family Medicine, as well as sub-internships in Inpatient Adult Medicine, Inpatient Obstetrics/Newborn and Inpatient Pediatrics. Each of these rotations are with family medicine teams which consist of family medicine residents and family physician faculty. 


Rotations are highly participatory and are NOT observational. Students have the opportunity to take primary responsibility for the patients they are assigned while being actively supported and supervised by attendings and family medicine residents. Rotations are 4 weeks in length.

For more information please visit our website or contact Bobby Pfeiff by email: or by phone: 970-801-2847.

Saint Joseph Family Medicine Residency

Denver, Colorado


The Saint Joseph Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program offers many opportunities for medical students to spend time with us.

  1. Medical students are invited to spend a day or two observing in the clinic, hospital, or both.

  2. We offer a family medicine sub-internship to fourth-year students. Preference is given to students intending to apply to family medicine residency. Rotations are four weeks in length, though two week rotations are sometimes allowed.


The family medicine sub-internship is designed to broaden students' experience within the full scope of the practice of family medicine as it relates to ongoing comprehensive care of the patient. Students work closely with both the family medicine faculty and residents throughout the rotation. Clinical responsibilities are divided between office practice in the Bruner Family Medicine Clinic and the inpatient family medicine service at Saint Joseph Hospital. Throughout the clerkship, emphasis is placed on the maturation of medical communication skills, patient management, and interdisciplinary coordination of patient care. Sub-interns will be expected to function as a member of the team; experience managing hospitalized patients is strongly encouraged.


Please click here for more information or to apply online.  

Southern Colorado Family Medicine Residency

Pueblo, Colorado


Southern Colorado Family Medicine Residency provides learning opportunities for both osteopathic and allopathic medical students. Third year osteopathic medical students can spend their entire third year with Southern Colorado Family Medicine physicians. Fourth year rotations are available for both allopathic and osteopathic students.

For the clerkship application form, visit:

For more information regarding these clerkship opportunities, contact Nancy Hamilton, Residency Coordinator, at (719) 560-5872 or

St. Anthony Family Medicine Residency

Westminster, Colorado


St. Anthony Family Medicine Residency is excited to have fourth year US medical students join us for outpatient and/or inpatient rotations in Family Medicine. Areas of focus can be clinic practice, obstetrics, and inpatient medicine. Call is optional. Parking and meals are provided, as are our regularly scheduled didactics.  

For more information, contact our Administrative Assistant, Lupe Ambriz at (303) 430-6000 or

St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency

Grand Junction, Colorado


St. Mary's Family Medicine Residency offers fourth year Family Medicine clerkships of 3-4 weeks to medical students from LCME (Liaison Committee on Medical Education) accredited or AOA approved medical schools. You will be in the outpatient clinic paired with a faculty or senior resident as your preceptor. One week is spent on the Teaching Service admitting and following patients. You may also apply for a FM Sub-I, which involves three weeks on the Teaching Service and one week in the outpatient clinic. If you would like a taste of a rural practice, we may be able to incorporate some time with two of our graduates in Buena Vista. 

This is a great opportunity to experience the program and see if it is a good fit for you. We usually have housing available for a nominal fee. Share a house on the St. Mary’s Hospital Campus, just steps away from the work, overlooking a beautiful park.

Use the Family Medicine Clerkship Application document to apply. If possible, please submit applications via email. Applications and clerkship inquiries will ONLY be accepted and reviewed from March 1st - August 1st for the following academic year.

For more information contact Melissa Shipp at (970) 298-2874 or

Swedish Family Medicine Residency

Littleton, Colorado

The Swedish Family Medicine Sub-Internship is an elective course designed to allow fourth year medical students to experience the daily practice of clinical Family Medicine through the care of patients in the inpatient setting under the guidance of Family Medicine residents and attending physicians at Swedish Medical Center. The experience is augmented with practice in the outpatient setting of the residency office.


For more information contact Codie Carlton at

University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency

Denver, Colorado


The University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency offers inpatient family medicine training, including obstetrics and newborn care, at Anschutz Pavilion. Residents’ work with experienced faculty and care for a diverse group of patients.

Outpatient family medicine training takes place at A.F. Williams Family Medicine Center and Lowry Family Health Center with a multidisciplinary faculty including pharmacologists, behavioral scientists and nutritionists in addition to experienced family physicians that care for a diverse group of patients.


For more information please contact Felicia Kinsey at


Contact Julie Herzog, 

Director of Operations and Programs

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