5 Tips for Receiving STRONG Letters of Recommendation

5 Tips for Receiving STRONG Letters of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation for your medical clerkships play a vital role in the residency selection process. With the changing academic environment, Step 1 is likely to become a less crucial aspect of the residency application. Step 2, shelves, and clinical experience...

7 Ways to Maximize Your Clinical Rotations Schedule

7 Ways to Maximize Your Clinical Rotations Schedule

Most medical schools consist of 2 years of classroom (didactic) work and 2 years of clinical experience. These clinical clerkships allow students to rotate between different specialties, patient demographics, and learning environments. However, the order in which a...

How to Prepare for your First Clinical Rotation

How to Prepare for your First Clinical Rotation

Whether your next student clerkship is in your university hospital or an away rotation in a new city, there are obvious planning procedures that are overlooked. If this is your first clinical rotation - or U. S. clinical experience for foreign or international medical...

Medical Student Guide to Clinical Rotations & Clerkships

Medical Student Guide to Clinical Rotations & Clerkships

Medical education is a comprehensive combination of lectures, book work, exams, and clinical experiences. Clinical rotations (aka clerkships) constitute most of the patient care experiences your school requires for your program of study. Rotations are often the first...