Medical Education

Q: Academically, how can one qualify for this program if he or she is from a LCME and AOA-Accredited Medical School?

A: A medical student must be in good academic standing and must be authorized by his or her medical school to take the rotation and receive credit.

Q: Must the students be covered by insurance?

A: In order to participate in the program, students must have malpractice and personal health insurance coverage.

Q: If the student is from a non-LCME Accredited Medical School, what are the requirements?

A: The requirements are the same for both the LCME and Non-LCME schools, but in addition, Non-LCME students must also meet the following:

  • have completed a core (junior level) clerkships.
  • have a passing score on USMLE Step 1.
  • Non-LCME students may take up to two 4-week electives for a total of eight weeks.

Q: What core clerkship are available?

A: Core clerkships are available in Family Practice, Medicine, OB/GYN, and Surgery services.

Q: Are there any elective clerkships available for medical students?

A: In their fourth year, medical students can rotate through elective rotations including:

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Practice
  • Internal Medicine and Medicine Subspecialties
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • OB/GYN and OB/GYN Subspecialties
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Surgery & Surgery Subspecialties

Q: How many students participate in the Clerkship Program?

A: This program allows for 40-50 medical students to rotate through each month.