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Medical student rotations

The Medical Student Rotation Program at HCA Florida Largo Hospital provides students with educational and clinical training in numerous areas of medicine.

The Medical Student Rotation Program at HCA Florida Largo Hospital provides students with educational and clinical training in numerous areas of medicine. The program was developed to provide excellent educational orientation in clinical environments as a means to develop general knowledge in areas of patient diagnosis and management. Students will receive basic medical knowledge in diverse clinical areas. Students will have direct contact with attending faculty and be able to work with Residents in the care of patients, providing an excellent orientation to post-doctoral training at HCA Florida Largo Hospital. Both two-week and four-week block rotations are available. We currently accept rotation applications from students of US accredited medical schools only.

Medical student rotations

Rotations are offered to medical students in the following areas:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardio-Vascular Thoracic Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • General Surgery
  • Infectious Disease
  • Intensive Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Urology
Apply for a Clinical Rotation 

Orientation

Orientation will be given to all Medical Students on the first day of their rotation to acquaint them with hospital routines. You will receive an email weeks prior with the specifics. A student will not be allowed to assume floor responsibilities without orientation.

Download and review the Code of Conduct Training prior to attending orientation on your first day of the rotation.

Hours

Students spend a minimum of eight hours per day on clinical and didactic activities.

Educational Programs

A lecture schedule is provided monthly, and all Medical Students are required to attend the lectures that pertain to their rotation in addition to:

  • Every Thursday at 12:00pm
  • Program Specific Journal Clubs and Lectures

Educational Resources

Internet access, books and journals are available in the Medical Education Library for Medical Students.

Patient care experience

The inpatient medical teaching service allows the Medical Students to take primary responsibility for the evaluation and management of patients under the supervision of the Residents and Faculty members.

Medical student coordinator:

Kathleen Smith
Phone: (727) 588-5704
Fax: (727) 585-7205
Email

Visiting Student Applications

The Visiting Medical Student Program is an integral part of the medical education at HCA Florida Largo Hospital. Visiting students/interns/residents benefit from exposure to a wide variety of clinical experiences.

We are now accepting visiting student applications through ClinicianNexus. To apply, please visit the link below.

ClinicianNexus Application Service

Questions concerning this information can be directed to Kathleen Smith.

For more information, please call the Medical Education Coordinator at (727) 588-5704 or email.