Florida Hospital East Orlando


Since 1941, Florida Hospital East Orlando has provided state-of-the-art health care 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

  • Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency

School Affiliations

  • Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Dr Kiran C Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine Nova Southeastern University
  • KCU's College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hospital Statistics

Florida Hospital East

  • Total Beds - 295
  • Admissions - 15,388
  • ER Visits - 122,136
  • Outpatient Visits - 75,851
  • Births - N/A
  • Inpatient Surgeries - 2,704
  • Outpatient Surgeries - 3,528
  • Trauma Center - N/A

Florida Hospital South

  • Total Beds - 1,262
  • Admissions - 51,973
  • ER Visits - 121,091
  • Outpatient Visits - 209,216
  • Births - 4,263
  • Inpatient Surgeries - 21,535
  • Outpatient Surgeries - 17,220
  • Trauma Center - Yes

Florida Hospital Winter Park

  • Total Beds - 315
  • Admissions - 14,463
  • ER Visits - 38,049
  • Outpatient Visits - 64,682
  • Births - 3,178
  • Inpatient Surgeries - 2,735
  • Outpatient Surgeries - 5,805
  • Trauma Center - N/A

Third-Year Clerkships

  • Family Medicine (4 weeks) - Outpatient
  • Internal Medicine (8 weeks) - Inpatient/Outpatient
  • Ob/Gyn (4 weeks) - Outpatient
  • Pediatrics (4 weeks) - Inpatient/Outpatient
  • Psychiatry (4 weeks) - Outpatient
  • Surgery (8 weeks) - Outpatient
  • OMM Selective (4 weeks) - Assigned by the site

This site schedules clinical experiences in four-week increments.

Third-Year Selectives

  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Osteopathic Manipulation
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Specialties for students to set up selectives vary by preceptor availability - refer to www.floridahospital.com to view specialists

Fourth-Year Clerkships

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Osteopathic Manipulation
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Surgery
  • Specialties for students to set up selectives vary by preceptor availability - refer to www.floridahospital.com to view specialists

Residency Information

Resources & Benefits

  • Facility Resources: Students have access to a call room, classroom with video conference capability, computers, dining room, internet, medical library, phones, printers, secured storage area, study space and WiFi while on duty at the hospital
  • Meal Benefits: Unavailable at this time
  • Visiting Student Housing: Unavailable at this time

Duties & Opportunities

  • Student Duties: Students are required to participate in weekly call and weekend rounds as assigned by the preceptor or service
  • Didactic Opportunities: Students are required to participate in weekly didactics as well as lectures and patients rounds as assigned by the preceptor or service
  • 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

  • Application through VSLO required for fourth-year non-core student clerkships
  • Background check and drug screen required for third year
  • BLS and ACLS certifications must be current
  • NBOME COMAT Subject Exams taken at a Prometric Testing Center (testing accommodations other than extra time may not be available)
  • OMM selective required and assigned by core site
  • Orientation provided on the first day of each clerkship
  • Physical exam required fourth-year
  • TB screening required third-year
  • TB Mask Fit required annually and provided on site, at cost to student (approximately $45)
  • Travel may be required for third-year Clinical Skills Assessment (CSA)

Additions or changes to this site's information may occur at any time - information last updated 10/2/18

Contact Information

  • KCU Clinical Clerkship Coordinator: Angela Imes
  • Core Site Contact: Lori Baiji
  • Director of Medical Education/KCU Regional Assistant Dean: Brian Browning, DO