1. To develop familiarity with the dynamics of inpatient care of patients on the internal medicine service, including:
    1. roles and responsibilities of different members of the physician team
    2. collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team
    3. principles of medical communication including charting, basic order writing, rounding, consultation
  2. To develop skills in assessment of acutely ill adults with a focus on problem formulation, differential diagnostic reasoning, and initial laboratory evaluation.