Beginning in January, we will accept 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.
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.)
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 (for a fee), if needed.
Required Application Materials:
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.
Official medical school transcripts
Two letters of recommendation
* If applying for both programs, please indicate that in your personal statement.
Must be a current 1st year medical student.
Both programs require a Monday - Friday commitment from 8 weeks.
You must be available for orientation and the cumulative activity.
To apply, please specify which program you are applying to (or both) and send application materials (which may be sent separately) by March 17, 2017 to:
Akron General, Graduate Medical Education
Attn: Ashley Deighan
1 Akron General Ave.
Akron, OH 44307
ORDeighaA@ccf.orgLetters of recommendation may be sent directly by the recommender.
Selected candidates will be invited for an interview in April or May 2017. Final candidates will be chosen in May 2017.
For more information please contact Ashley Deighan at 330.344.6667 or DeighaA@ccf.org.