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Gina Ernsberger, Medical Student CoordinatorStudents who would like to rotate in the Department of Internal Medicine as a third-year clerk or as a fourth-year acting intern should contact:

Third Year Students Contact:
Hope Johnson, Medical Student Coordinator
PO Box 32861
Department of Internal Medicine
Charlotte, NC 28232-2861
Hope.Johnson@AtriumHealth.org
704-355-8368

The third year clerkship is open only to medical students from the Wake Forest School of Medicine.

Fourth Year Students Contact:
Hope Johnson, Medical Student Coordinator
PO Box 32861
Department of Internal Medicine
Charlotte, NC 28232-2861
Hope.Johnson@AtriumHealth.org
704-355-8368

We currently offer the following fourth-year electives to both Wake Forest University medical students and external US allopathic and osteopathic medical students:

  • Inpatient Acting Internship
  • Medical ICU Acting Intern
  • Elective in Gastroenterology Consultation
  • Elective in Pulmonary Consultation
  • Elective in Cardiology Consultation
  • Elective in Hematology/Oncology Consultation
  • Elective in Infectious Diseases Consultation
  • Elective in Rheumatology Consultation
  • Elective in Nephrology Consultation
  • Elective in Endocrinology Consultation
  • Elective in General Medical Consultation
  • Elective in Urban HIV Consultation
  • Elective in Community Health Consultation
  • Elective in Palliative/Hospice Medicine Consultation

All prospective students will have to submit an application through Wake Forest Visiting Student Application Service (VSLO). Invited applicants may also apply for housing. Prospective students may need to seek private sources for housing if all spaces are filled; references will be made available. In addition, there may be additional costs to utilize Carolinas Medical Center sponsored housing.

Visiting Student Application Requirements
Visiting Student rotations are designed specifically for students enrolled in their final year of medical school who have already completed one full year of in-hospital clinical training. We accept applications through the Wake Forest VSLO.

Application Requirements
CV
Complete Transcript
Board Scores – Step 1 USMLE or Step 1 COMLEX

No documentation will be accepted via postal mail, fax, in an email or email attachment. All application documents must be submitted through VSLO only.

Due to limited space and capacity, we are unable to accept applications for visiting rotations and observerships from students of international medical schools or other non-LCME/COCA accredited medical schools.

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