Welcome to Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital’s online resource for medical elective rotations.
We invite third- and fourth-year medical students to explore career opportunities within the fast-growing specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Mary Free Bed offers a four-week elective rotation encompassing both inpatient and outpatient experiences.
Students will be exposed to the nuances of rehabilitative care and Mary Free Bed’s broad range of specialty services. We provide experience in all clinical areas, including spine and musculoskeletal care, spinal cord injury rehabilitation, brain injury rehabilitation and pediatric rehabilitation. Other programs include cancer rehabilitation, care for amputees, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and spasticity management.
Two medical students are accepted per month, one per rotation. The 2017-2018 rotation dates are:
Block 1 July 1-30
Block 2 July 31- August 27
Block 3 August 28-September 24
Block 4 September 25-October 22
Block 5 October 23-November 19
Block 6 November 20-December 17
Block 7 December 18-January 14
Block 8 January 15-February 11
Block 9 February 12-March 11
Block 10 March 12-April 8
Block 11 April 9-May 6
Block 12 May 7-June 3
Block 13 June 4-30
Medical students are granted an elective rotation block based on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information or to schedule an elective rotation, please contact Bonita Pawloski, director of education, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional requests for shorter-duration shadowing experiences are subject to availability and limited to three student matches per schedule block. Spots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Contact Bonita Pawloski at email@example.com.
Following is information to help you prepare for clinical rotation at Mary Free Bed, including the documents and forms you must submit prior to your start date.
Please carefully review all sections and associated downloadable PDFs.