Florida Hospital East

Since 1941, Florida Hospital East Orlando has provided state-of-the-art healthcare to the community. 

The Family Medicine Residency at Florida Hospital East Orlando is among the most progressive in the country. The program enjoys full accreditation by the American Osteopathic Association. Florida Hospital is a member institution of the Center for Excellence in Medical Education (CEME) of Nova Southeastern University (NSU); the program is a member program of CEME and NSU.

Florida Hospital Family Medicine Residency

Florida Hospital East Orlando

Site Focus

Family Medicine

School Affiliations

  • Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine/Bradenton
  • KCU's College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hospital Statistics

Florida Hospital East

  • Admissions - 16,578
  • Total Beds - 293
  • ER Visits - 121,354
  • Outpatient Visits - 80,449
  • Births - N/A
  • Inpatient Surgeries - 2,967
  • Outpatient Surgeries - 3,321
  • Trauma Center - No

Florida Hospital South

  • Admissions - 56,044
  • Total Beds - 1,238
  • ER Visits - 116,927
  • Outpatient Visits - 195,365
  • Births - 3,466
  • Inpatient Surgeries - 21,163
  • Outpatient Surgeries - 17,220
  • Trauma Center - Yes

Third-Year Clerkships

  • Family Medicine (1 block) Inpatient/Outpatient
  • Internal Medicine (2 blocks) Inpatient
  • Surgery (2 blocks) Inpatient
  • Ob/Gyn (1 block) Inpatient/Outpatient
  • Pediatrics (1 block) Inpatient/Outpatient
  • Psychiatry (1 block) Inpatient/Outpatient

This site schedules clinical experiences in four-week increments.

Third-Year Selectives

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • OMM
  • Neonatology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrics

Application through VSAS may be required for some selectives.

Fourth-Year Clerkships

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Surgery
  • as well as various sub-specialties

Residency Information

Resources & Benefits

  • Facility Resources: Students have access to the medical library, computers, internet, printers and phones while on duty at the hospital.
  • Meal Benefits: Not available at this time.
  • Visiting Student Housing: Not available at this time.

Duties & Opportunities

  • Student Duties: Students are required to participate in weekend call and weekend rounds.
  • Didactic Opportunities: Students are required to participate in lectures, patient rounds and required reading as assigned.
  • OMT/OPP Opportunities: Opportunities for skill development in OMT/OPP is provided through lectures, patient rounds and in the clinical setting during family medicine and internal medicine clerkships.

Unique Site Characteristics

  • Background Check and Drug Screen is required for third year only
  • TB Screening is required annually
  • TB Mask Fit required provided by hospital at cost to student
  • Orientation is provided on the first day of the clerkship
  • FHESPAA form required one time for new students
  • Application through VSAS required for fourth-year non-core student clerkships

Contact Information

  • KCU Clinical Clerkship Coordinator: Angela Imes, aimes@kcumb.edu
  • Core Site Contact: Lori Baiji, lori.baiji@flhosp.org
  • Director of Medical Education/KCU Regional Assistant Dean: Brian Browning, DO