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.