Florida Hospital East


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

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.  Please refer to www.floridahospital.com to view the various specialists affiliated with the Florida Hospital system

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.  Please refer to www.floridahospital.com to view the various specialists affiliated with the Florida Hospital system

Application through VSLO required for fourth-year non-core student clerkships

Residency Information

Resources & Benefits

  • Facility Resources: Students have access to the computers, internet, medical library, phones and printers 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 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

  • Background check and drug screen is required for third year
  • Physical exam is required for 4th year
  • BLS and ACLS certifications are required for 4th year
  • TB screening is required for 3rd year
  • TB Mask Fit is required and provided by hospital at cost to student
  • Orientation is provided on the first day of each clerkship
  • Application through VSLO required for fourth-year non-core student clerkships

Additions or changes to this site's information may occur at any time - information last updated 8/10/18

Contact Information

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