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Akron General Medical Center uses VSAS, the Visiting Student Application Service, to receive both MD & DO visiting student applications. To apply to our institution, please complete and send a VSAS application for your preferred rotations and dates. For more information on our visiting student rotations, please contact Ashley Deighan at or 330 344-6667 For more information on VSAS, please visit or contact VSAS at or 202 478-9878.

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We appreciate your interest in Akron General and hope that we have provided you with the information you need to choose the right medical student rotation. Akron General is able to offer an exceptional medical education experience because of our knowledgeable and hard-working staff. Ranked "One of America's Best Hospitals," by U.S. News & World Report, we maintain a standard of excellence that promises nothing but the best care for our patients as well as the best education for our medical students and residents.

We accept rotations from LCME or AOA accredited medical schools only.

Akron General Medical Center offers student rotations in:
Emergency Medicine
Family Practice
Internal Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery

In addition to excellent clinical and teaching experiences, Akron General provides:

  • If housing is needed, please contact MD Capital Investments at 330-607-8979 or The housing fee $100 per week (housing is limited and available on a first-come first-served basis).
  • Free parking (available at the hospital ).
  • Cafeteria meals while on duty, paid for by Medical Education.
  • 24/7 Access to the Akron General Employee Fitness Center
  • Medical Library
    • High-speed Internet access
    • OhioLINK
    • 24/7 Library access

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Date Updated: 29-AUG-2014

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