Now accepting applications for summer programs for 1st year medical students!
1st year medical students are invited to apply to Akron General's Clinical Rotations and Future Training (CRAFT) program or Primary Care CRAFT program. Spend eight weeks rotating through clinical departments or exploring primary care opportunities.
Clinical Rotations and Future Training (CRAFT)
1st year medical students are invited to apply to Akron General Medical Center's CRAFT program. Successful candidates will spend eight weeks rotating through various clinical departments at Akron General, gaining exposure to clinical medicine and an academic medical center. Rotations include:
Obstetrics & Gynecology
(Additional requests may be accommodated.)
Primary Care - Clinical Rotations and Future Training (PC-CRAFT)
The PC-CRAFT program at Akron General is a premiere eight-week summer rotation for 1st year medical students who are interested in pursuing a career in primary care medicine. The program will expose students to multiple exciting primary care opportunities such as:
Underserved health care population
Preventive health care
Multiple office procedures
Case-based simulation lab
In addition, we anticipate that the PC-CRAFT student will interact with the Akron Health Department as they seek to answer a clinical question of interest.
Application information for both programs:
STIPENDS: An educational scholarship of up to $2,000.
HOUSING: Housing is available if needed (for a housing fee).
Required Application Materials:
Official medical school transcripts
Two letters of recommendation
Curriculum vitaeImmunization record
- Why do you want to participate in the CRAFT and/or PC-CRAFT program?
- What are you hoping to gain from the program?
- Please highlight extracurricular activities and volunteer activities.
* If applying for both programs, please indicate that in your personal statement.
Program Requirements: Must be a current 1st year medical student.
Both programs require a Monday - Friday commitment from June 11 - August 2, 2013.
All participants must participate in orientation on June 11, 2013 and the cumulative activity on August 2, 2013.
To apply, please specify which program you are applying to (or both) and send application materials (which may be sent separately) by March 29, 2013 to:
Akron General, Graduate Medical Education
Attn: Lisa Leiby-Begue
400 Wabash Ave.
Akron, OH 44307
Letters of recommendation may be sent directly by the recommender.
Selected candidates will be invited for an interview in April or May 2013. Final candidates will be chosen in May 2013.
For more information please contact Lisa Leiby-Begue at 330-344-6667 or firstname.lastname@example.org.