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 four-week block:
Block 1 July 1-26
Block 2 July 27-August 23
Block 3 August 24-September 20
Block 4 September 21-October 18
Block 5 October 19-November 15
Block 6 November 16-December 13
Block 7 December 14-January 10
Block 8 January 11-February 7
Block 9 February 8-March 7
Block 10 March 8-April 4
Block 11 April 5-May 2
Block 12 May 3-30
Block 13 May 31-June 30
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.