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Rotations at UHS, NOVA, KCOM, or PCOM

Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by TheVWFreak, Feb 7, 2002.

  1. TheVWFreak

    TheVWFreak Junior Member

    Jan 31, 2002
    Washington, DC
    Hi All,

    I am seeking the wisdom of all of you! I am wanting some opinions on rotations at the following four schools: KCOM, UHS, PCOM and NOVA. I would like to know a little about where most of the rotations can be done and a little about the rotation life in general (i.e. do most people move to other sites than the school hospital to do rotations)

    I know these are open ended, but I wanted to hear some discussion on this topic and have not been able to find allot!!
    Thank y'all a million,

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  3. PainMan

    PainMan Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Sep 23, 2001
    anywhere but here
    Here is the core hospital list from UHS
    <a href="" target="_blank">UHS</a>
  4. Mr. happy clown guy

    Mr. happy clown guy Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Jul 30, 2001
    Are you following me?
    I think it should be noted, that as a 4th year at UHS, you can do the ENTIRE year on out-rotations...meaning anywhere. Third year clinicals are at a core SITE, which may not necessarily be a single hospital, rather a single area. ALWAYS choose a hospital with interns and residents...ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS!
    Heed the clown!
  5. Amra

    Amra A Quiet Voice of Reason 10+ Year Member

    Jun 20, 2001
    South Beach, Florida
    Check out the <a href="" target="_blank">NSUCOM Class of 2006 Website</a> .. there is a list with brief bio of all the rotation sites for NOVA... in addition, it works into the residency opportunities at each...

  6. Sweaty Paul

    Sweaty Paul Senior Member 7+ Year Member

    Nov 5, 2001
    Kirksville MO

    Once we get done with finals here at KCOM I'll post some info. The net result is that there are a lot of potential options all over the country. Look for a response from me in 12 days (after I get back from the bar).

  7. Detroit Mick

    Detroit Mick The Supinator 7+ Year Member

    Feb 3, 2002
    I, too, am interested in hearing from some UHS Third- and Fourth-Years, about their likes/dislikes of the core hopspital sites where they did their rotations. Are any of the core sites better at providing an educational environment than others? What other sorts of criteria should I be looking at to judge the sites other than the presence of residents and interns and the number of beds?



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