Akron Children’s Hospital offers rotations in all of the major pediatric subspecialties, subject to availability. These electives are available for medical students from the U.S. and international medical schools (applicants must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen).
Students will be eligible for a maximum of two, four-week electives per student. We have a diverse patient population that comes from a wide geographic region. You will see not only common pediatric conditions but also uncommon and rare ones.
We do not accept visiting students for their Core Clerkship in Pediatrics or specialty rotations in their third year. Our senior electives are designed for students who have already completed one full year of in-hospital clinical training prior to an anticipated elective.
Visiting students must first complete clerkships in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, psychiatry, family medicine, and obstetrics/gynecology prior to applying for a 4th year rotation.
Prospective applicants who have already graduated from medical school are not eligible to participate.
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