Medical Education

Clerkships

Clerkships immerse students in the experiences associated with a particular field of medicine.

Clerkships put students to work full-time at affiliated institutions and clinical rotation sites during a six- to twelve-week rotation period. Student are assigned on-call duty on scheduled nights and weekends. In addition, as part of the Primary Care-Population Medicine Program ,students have the opportunity to work in Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (LIC). 

Clerkship Duration Hospital Sites
Medicine 8 weeks Memorial Hospital, The Miriam Hospital, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence VA Medical Center, Kent Hospital, Newport Hospital
Surgery 4 weeks Rhode Island Hospital, The Miriam Hospital, Providence VA Medical Center, Kent Hospital, Newport Hospital
Pediatrics 4 weeks Hasbro Children's Hospital, Women and Infants Hospital, Milford Hospital, St. Luke's Hospital
Obstetrics/Gynecology 4 weeks Women and Infants Hospital, Kent Hospital
Psychiatry/Clinical Neuroscience 4 weeks Butler Hospital, Providence VA Medical Center, Rhode Island Hospital, Bradley Hospital, The Miriam Hospital
Family Medicine 4 weeks Kent Hospital of Rhode Island