Summer Clinical Internship at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Author: Stephanie Healey

The Office of Admissions at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School invites you to apply for the Summer Clinical Internship Program for undergraduates and post-baccalaureate students interested in careers in medicine.

Program Description

Participants will have the opportunity to shadow clinical faculty members at the medical facilities in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Distinguished faculty from a variety of specialties will host students. Students will be paired with faculty in specialties representing students’ interests. Students are encouraged to keep the hours of the clinicians in order to get a real sense of the specialty, the issues in patient care and the practice of medicine. A lunchtime seminar series will complement the clinical experiences. Students will also take part in a pedagogic exercise at the end of the program. Students will make brief presentations to their peers on topics selected and researched with the guidance of the faculty preceptors.

DATES: June 3, 2013 – June 19, 2013

REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must be at least a junior undergraduate or postbaccalaureate student.

Please have your college transcript, one academic letter of recommendation and completed application sent to:

Ms. Catherine Porter
c/o Summer Clinical Internship Program Coordinator
Office of Admissions UMDNJ-RWJMS, TC 118
675 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854

DEADLINE for completion of your application is March 29, 2013. Due to the number of applicants, we will notify you only if you are accepted into the program by April 12, 2013. There is no application fee.

Housing is not provided. Transportation and lodging will be participant's responsibility. There is a train station several blocks from the campus. There is a $300.00 fee to participate in this program. Students will be required to submit a criminal background check as well as the required health forms.

Website: http://rwjms.umdnj.edu/education/admissions/summ_clinical.html

Contact

Carol A. Terregino, M.D
Interim Senior Associate Dean for Education
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Clinical Skills Center UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
675 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 732-235-4576 Fax: 732-235-5078

401 Haddon Avenue
Camden, NJ 08103
Phone: 856-757-7846 Fax: 856-757-4809
terregca@umdnj.edu

Originally published by Stephanie Healey at preprofessional.nd.edu on February 04, 2013.