Avalon University School of Medicine’s clinical science program is designed for students to apply their basic science knowledge in a hospital setting with the supervision of practicing physicians. With the hands on training and interaction with patients, students will build upon their medical knowledge. The objectives of the clinical science program is to attain the fundamental clinical skills in each respective medical specialty, which would include – management and treating patients, conducting physical examinations, exhibiting proper communication skills, and practicing medical procedures. The clinical science program is an exciting experience and Avalon student’s are expected to exhibit professionalism, maturity, compassion and responsibility.
Clinical rotations are 72 weeks in duration and are divided into Core (48 weeks) and Elective (24 weeks) rotations. Avalon University has established hospital affiliations with ACGME (“Green Book”) teaching hospitals across the United States. In addition, we are continually looking to expand on our affiliations with many more teaching hospitals in the United States. Avalon University School of Medicine has one of the best clinical science programs in the industry. Students have the opportunity to complete their clinical rotations in Ohio, Illinois, West Virginia, Georgia, Michigan and Arizona. The advantage to Avalon’s clinical science program is 72 weeks of clinical rotations can be completed at one geographic location. Also, students will have the opportunity to schedule their clinical rotations with no wait between each rotation.
Third year Medical students are required to complete core clerkships in the following areas:
|Internal Medicine||12 weeks|
|Family Medicine||6 weeks|
|Obstetrics & Gynecology||6 weeks|
Fourth Year Medical Students are required to complete 24 weeks of elective of their choice. Some available electives include:
|Infectious Disease||Internal Medicine|
|Pediatrics||Pediatrics Infectious Disease|