Externship Program: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine Elective (M96-816)
Interested applicants must first apply to the department. Students should email a CV, an unofficial medical school transcript, and a photo to Tracy Line, Education Coordinator. Only accepted students will submit their application to VSLO. Applications submitted without prior approval from the department will be denied.
The rotation dates for 2023 are:
July 3, 2023 – July 30, 2023
July 31, 2023 – August 27, 2023
August 28, 2023 – September 24, 2023
September 25, 2023 – October 22, 2023
October 23, 2023 – November 19, 2023
Medical students will rotate at satellite locations in the St. Louis area and will be required to have access to their own transportation.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Inpatient Elective (M96-807)
Interested students should submit their application to VSLO. Contact Donna Barbier, PM&R Residency Coordinator, with any questions.
Support for Diversity and Equity
Washington University’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery welcomes all applicants to our externship program. We firmly align with Washington University’s academic goal of fostering a diverse academic community, and our goal as a department is to train the next generation of orthopedic surgical leaders and transform the future of orthopedic care through discovery and innovation.
Supporting diversity, equity and inclusion in access to medical training and clinical care is a priority for Washington University Orthopedics, and of personal significance to Regis O’Keefe, MD, PhD, the Fred C. Reynolds Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery:
"From the age of five, I was raised by a high school educated, first-generation citizen, single mother who worked full time selling dresses in a Pittsburgh department store. I was so fortunate along the way to receive support and participate in programs that allowed me to attend college, become a physician and make contributions as an orthopaedic surgeon.
We hope this program at Washington University Orthopedics will provide unique opportunities for students to reach career aspirations and to make a difference by advancing the care and treatment of patients with musculoskeletal diseases for years to come.” -Regis
Learn more about clinical training programs at Washington University Orthopedics, including our orthopaedic surgery residency (#3 program in the country), physical medicine and rehabilitation residency and fellowship programs.