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Internal Medicine 
Student Elective Rotation

Learn more about the internal medicine student elective rotation with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

In order for your application to be reviewed or approved, the following documents must be submitted:

  • Elective application (PDF)
  • Photo
  • Copy of health insurance card (front and back)
  • Certificate of malpractice insurance (minimum of $1 million/$3 million, current at time of requested rotation dates)
  • Letter of good standing
  • PA state criminal background check (within six months of the requested rotation dates)
  • PA FBI fingerprinting clearance (within six months of the requested rotation dates)
    • We will only accept the fingerprinting certificate from the Department of Human Services, not the CJIS- Criminal Justice Information Services certificate from the Department of Justice.
    • If you are non-PA resident, once you click on the hyperlink of IdentGO, scroll down to the bottom of the website and click on "Pennsylvania Non-Resident Cardscan Instructions" for further instructions.
    • Please do not send in your actual fingerprint card, it will not be accepted.
    • Service code: 1KG738
  • PA child abuse clearance (within six months of the requested rotation dates)
  • Immunization records or documentation of having immunity for the following infectious diseases: Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus, Diphtheria
  • Copy of COVID vaccination card
  • Flu shot verification (within one year of the requested rotation dates)
  • Proof of 2 Step PPD (tuberculosis) testing or QuantiFERON during the academic year of your rotation)
  • Affiliation agreement (for non-PCOM students)

For your application to be approved, all required documentation (see above) must be submitted with your application.

Applications may take six to eight weeks for approval.

  • Audition rotation July through December for fourth-year students only
  • Non-audition rotations December through June
  • Roxborough Memorial Hospital