Various clerkships are offered in the areas of:
What Is the Application Process?
US medical students who have access to VSAS must complete the medical student application on VSAS Visiting Student Application Service, system as provided by the AAMC.
For more information on VSAS, please visit www.aamc.org/vsas.
US medical students who do not have access to VSAS may submit a paper application. Applications may be mailed to Graduate Medical Education Administration, 86 West Underwood Street, Orlando, FL 32806 or emailed to GME.Administration@orlandohealth.com or faxed to 321.843.1791.
Please note that only students enrolled at U.S. LCME accredited institutions and accredited American Osteopathic Association institutions may apply via VSAS. Students enrolled at LCME accredited Canadian institutions or international medical schools may find application materials as noted below.
Orlando Health will charge an application/processing fee of $50.00 per approved rotation.
Approved students will receive a meal card with a designated amount per rotation; will have access to free wifi on campus, 24-hour access to on-campus library, and free parking while on the rotation.
The application must include a copy of the CV, transcripts, school’s medical malpractice insurance ($1,000,000 occurrence / $3,000,000 annual aggregate) and a copy of current personal health insurance. Incomplete applications will be marked as ineligible and will not be reviewed until the application is complete.
Foreign medical students must complete the same requirements as the US medical students. In addition, they must also include the CIE 701/702 form with their application. This form is required by the State Commission for Independent Education for all foreign medical schools. Should your application be approved, final approval is contingent upon the State’s review and approval of this form. This form can be obtained by your school’s coordinator via the Florida Department of Education website.
No Incomplete applications will be accepted.
When Can I Apply?
We will begin to accept applications for the upcoming Academic Year (July 2014 to June 2015) starting March 14, 2014. Programs will not start reviewing applications until April 15, 2013.
What Is The Review Timeframe?
The review process timeframe will vary throughout the academic year. However, students should allow a minimum of 4-6 weeks.
How many rotations can I complete at Orlando Health?
If approved you are able to complete a total of two rotations at Orlando Health.
What Are The Rotation Schedules?
Elective rotations are scheduled for a duration of four weeks. The following are the dates to be used when submitting your application. Requests outside of these dates will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis by the appropriate program based upon availability and need.
July 2014 – June 2015
- June 30, 2014 – July 25, 2014
- July 28, 2014 – August 22, 2014
- August 25, 2014 – September 19, 2014
- September 22, 2014 – October 17, 2014
- October 20, 2014 – November 14, 2014
- November 17, 2014 – December 12, 2014
- January 5, 2015 – January 30, 2015
- February 2, 2015 – February 27, 2015
- March 2, 2015 – March 27, 2015
- March 30, 2015 – April 24, 2015
- April 27, 2015 – May 22, 2015
- May 26, 2015 – June 19, 2015
Is Housing Available?
The GME Office provides limited housing within walking distance of the medical complex in a shared gender divided accommodation environment. All students are required to pay a security deposit fee of $50.00, which will be refunded to the student upon completion of rotation if no damages are reported and a housing fee of $344.00 per rotation. Students from schools that have a master affiliation agreement with Orlando Health will not be required to pay the housing fee.
Housing consists of apartments with two bedrooms, two-beds each which can accommodate up to 4 students. The Apartments contain a galley kitchen with a stove and refrigerator (cooking and eating utensils are provided). Bed linens, towels and paper products are supplied and Internet service is available in the Apartments and on the Orlando Health Campus.
Housing is for students only (no spouses/children/guests/pets). Non-compliance with apartment guidelines will result in the interruption or dismissal of students from his/her elective rotation.
Internet service is available in the Apartments and on the Orlando Health Campus.
Student check-in is the Sunday prior to the Monday start date and departure is the Saturday following the Friday end date.
Clinical Clerkship Application
Fourth-year medical students wishing to apply for a clerkship position must complete the below application form and return it to the Department of Medical Education Administration at Orlando Health.