No heavy fragrances. People not feeling well are often sensitive to fragrance; therefore, we ask staff not to wear heavy perfume, cologne, or aftershave
Q. Does Akron General accept applications for electives from students attending International Medical Schools?
A. No, only students from LCME and AOA accredited medical schools are approved to participate in Senior Electives. However, we welcome applications from International Medical Graduates for residency training.
Q. Will you notify me on the status of my application for elective rotation?
A. Yes, as soon as we receive the approval/denial from the preceptor of the rotation for which you are applying, an e-mail confirmation letter will be sent to you via VSAS. We start processing application on April 15th annually.
Q. Once I am approved for the student elective rotation, what paperwork does the Department of Medical Education need?
A. Several items are needed and may already be on VSAS
Additional Hospital Forms will also be required.
Q. Is housing provided?
A. If requested in advance and space is available. Housing is provided for out of town students on a first come first serve basis. Students stay at the Ramanda Plaza Hotal, located in Downtown Akron a few blocks from the hospital. Students may share a room especially from July through January. Housing is limited and not guaranteed. The fee for housing is $100 per week or $250 per week if you request a single room.
Q. Where do I park?
A. Parking for all medical student rotators is in the Employee A-Lot just pass the main entrance on the left.