Aureus University students receive their Clinical Training at our affiliated hospitals across the United States. Upon completion of their clinical rotations, students secure residences in various specialties at renowned medical facilities as they advance toward a successful medical career.
(MINIMUM 72 – 80 WEEKS)
END OF THE SECOND YEAR
The second year of medical school ends with the Introduction to Clinical Medicine Program which is conducted in the United States. Students learn about the clinical aspects of medicine which prepares them for the USMLE Step 1 Examination. The Clinical Clerkship program begins in the third year.
THE THIRD YEAR
Third-year students become directly involved in the care and study of patients as they begin to work with team members caring for hospitalized individuals. Third-year students progress through the following clerkships: twelve-week rotations in Internal Medicine and Surgery; six-week rotations in Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Obstetrics, and Gynecology, and Family Medicine.
THE FOURTH YEAR
The fourth-year consists of 24-30 weeks of electives. This introduces the student to various fields of medicine, enhancing both their clinical and diagnostic skills. The Clinical Clerkship prepares students for the USMLE Step 2 examination.
CORE ROTATIONS (CLERKSHIP)
Twelve weeks of Internal Medicine
Twelve weeks of General Surgery
Six weeks of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Six weeks of Pediatrics
Six weeks of Psychiatry
Six weeks of Family Practice
24 -30 weeks
(Any field of student’s choice)
Transfer students from accredited and ECFMG recognized medical schools are welcome to apply for clinical rotations with Aureus University. The University requires that all students who wish to pursue their clinical rotations with Aureus must have passed USMLE Step 1 Exam. Presently, rotations are conducted in Illinois.
- Official Transcripts of previous universities attended and certification of the successful completion of Basics Sciences from all Medical Schools attended.
- USMLE Step 1 Results (if applicable)
- Application Fee – 50 USD
- Tuition Fees must be paid one month prior to commencement of the program.
- Two letters of recommendation
The government requires that students obtain proper health insurance before they arrive on the island. There will be no exceptions to this requirement. International Student Insurance provides various links that may assist you in your search for the right insurance plan.
All students are responsible for obtaining malpractice insurance prior to the commencement of their clinical rotations. Aureus University staff will assist students with information concerning insurance companies that provide this service.
Please note that the cost of malpractice insurance is not included in the tuition fees. The cost usually is approximately US$ 1000 per year.