Clerkships / Clinical Rotations

The Clerkship or Clinical Rotation program is for medical students currently enrolled in good standing at W.H.O.* and I.M.E.D.* recognized medical schools. Credit may be awarded if approved and as required by your medical school.

The following clerkships or clinical rotations may be offered in 4 week blocks (minimum):

  • Internal Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Obstetrics / Gynecology
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Family Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine Sub-I
  • General Surgery Sub-I
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine Sub - I
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology / ENT
  • Palliative Care
  • Pain Management
  • Pathology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Care
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Dermatology
  • Opthalmology

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Eligibility:

  • Must be attending a World Health Organization (WHO) and International Medical Education Directory (IMED) recognized Medical Program.
  • Dean's Letter(s) of Good Standing (LGS)
  • Successful completion of Basic Sciences documented by transcript in English
  • NYSED Short Term Clerkship Eligibility Letter (for New York State only) 
  • HIPAA Certificate
  • Infection Control Certificate
  • Basic Life Support course completion 
  • Basic Medical Insurance / Emergency (very basic medical coverage which must include United States)
  • Professional Liability Coverage (Medical Malpractice Insurance)
  • National Criminal Background Check Report

Students seeking clerkships in New York State may only complete a maximum of 12 weeks of clerkships as per the New York State Education Department rules and regulations.

Click here for guidelines as prescribed by the New York State Education Department - refer to section §60.2 Clinical clerkships

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