Medical Student Education

If you are considering a clerkship, our programs can provide you with valuable hands-on experience and the opportunity to explore individual areas of interest while you build your medical career. Learn more below about elective, third- and fourth-year, and summer clerkships. Download a program brochure and application (PDF).

Elective Clerkships

Our Family Medicine Residency includes several outstanding elective clerkship options, which are tailored to your individual goals and objectives. Our clerkship program provides solid practical experiences to support your medical training, while allowing you the flexibility to investigate certain areas in which you are most interested. Some of the many hands-on learning opportunities include:

  • Evaluation and treatment of common outpatient problems
  • Preventive medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Routine immunizations
  • Throat cultures
  • Tympanometry
  • EKG testing and interpretation
  • Osteopathic manipulative therapy
  • Ultrasound guided injection
  • Minor surgery

Third- and Fourth-Year Clerkships

Excellent clerkship opportunities are available to third- and fourth-year medical students. The clerkships are a minimum of two weeks and some are up to four weeks. Some of the benefits of participating in our program include opportunities to:

  • Develop enhanced ambulatory, clinical and procedural skills
  • Evaluate and assist in overall patient care management
  • Get hands-on experience in a wide array of clinical areas
  • Learn from educationally focused outpatient and inpatient opportunities
  • Receive direct supervision by a family medicine preceptor

Summer Clerkships

Summer clerkships are available for third- and fourth-year students from medical schools accredited by the ACGME. These offer opportunities to:

  • Be involved in day-to-day patient care
  • Develop history and physical examination skills
  • Observe and assist in a variety of clinical procedures

The deadline to apply for a summer clerkship is May 1.

Learn More

Summer clerkships are traditionally one to two weeks in duration.

For more information and an application, please view and print our brochure (PDF).


To apply, please contact our residency coordinator:

Becki Coale
Residency Coordinator
St. Luke’s Hospital Family Medicine 
7045 Lighthouse Way
Perrysburg, OH 43551