Medical Specialty: Various (Allergy/Immunology, Cardiology, Family Practice, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Plastic Surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pulmonary, Rheumatology, Hematology/Oncology, Pain Management). Most internships are with Allopathic Physicians, but some Osteopathic positions are also available.
Duties: Shadow physicians practicing medicine in different specialties either in their private offices or in a hospital setting.
Shadowing Commitment: 4 – 5 hours per week, to be arranged between physician and student (minimum 40 hours of service).
Length of Service: Spring semester (January – April) or Fall semester (August – December)
Program Orientation Period: UCF Orientation one late afternoon/early evening (during the first week of the semester). Second Orientation may be required by doctor, TBD.
Minimum GPA Requirements: 3.3
Course Requirements: Anatomy or Physiology
Other Requirements: Unofficial copy of transcripts/academic audit, Personal Resume and “Weekly View” of spring, or fall respectively, class schedule to be submitted with application.
Academic Credit: Registration for MCB 4941 (required ONLY for selected Program Participants – one credit), graded S/U.
Program Eligibility: PRIORITY given to students entering their APPLICATION year (those who will apply to professional school the summer after the internship).