The program at HCA Florida Northside Hospital provides osteopathic medical students from American institutions with educational and clinical training in numerous areas of medicine. The program was developed to provide excellent educational orientation in clinical environments as a means to develop general knowledge in areas of patient diagnosis and management. Students will receive basic medical knowledge in diverse clinical areas.


  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pulmonary Medicine / Critical Care
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology


7:00am - 7:00pm

Specific schedule determined by service. Students will report to the Hospital at 7:00am for Morning Report and Noon Lecture. Attendance is mandatory.

Educational programs

The following are part of the daily didactic programs which provide the clinical clerks with a structured, comprehensive learning environment.

  • Morning Report
  • Attending Lecture Series
  • Noon Lectures
  • Grand Rounds
  • Tumor Board
  • Internal Medicine Board Review
  • Cardiovascular Medicine & Surgery Conference

Educational resources

Videos, computer software, books and journals are available at the hospital library for students

Patient care experience

The inpatient medical teaching service allows the students, with the interns, to take primary responsibility for the evaluation and management of patients under the supervision of a Resident and/or faculty member.

All Medical Students interested in applying for a rotation, please visit ClinicianNexus.

  • ClinicianNexus is for 3rd and 4th year students.
  • No cost to sign up for an account.
  • No cost to apply for HCA rotations.

To sign up or login to ClinicianNexus, follow the below link:

All medical students interested in applying for a rotation please contact our Medical Student Coordinator at (727) 521-5093.