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Medical Internship

MEDICAL INTERNSHIP (BIOL 3245)

Those students pursuing the field of medicine as a career have the option of taking an internship course (BIOL 3245 Medical Internship), a one semester course that reviews the intricacies of the practice of medicine.  This internship is facilitated by Dr. Anthony Manning, M.D. from Conway Regional Health Systems.

Course description

  • Students will spend a minimum of 3 hours each week learning the details of clinical medicine.
  • Students will rotate regularly with private practice physicians in Conway, Arkansas in a variety of specialties.
  • Students will be expected to develop critical thinking skills that will allow them to apply their knowledge to hypothetical situations regarding wellness and disease.
  • Participating students are eligible to receive up to 2 hours of general upper division credit in Biology for this course.

Admittance

  • This course is open to students who have accumulated at least 60 hours of college credit, maintained a GPA of at least 3.25, and are seriously considering medicine as a career.
  • Recommended prerequisites: background in anatomy and physiology (equivalent courses are BIOL 2405, BIOL 3406, BIOL 4460, or BIOL 4430).
  • Admittance will be determined by the course director and a brief interview may be required.
  • To apply contact Dr. Hill or Dr. Manning and be prepared to submit (1) one reference name of a faculty member of the UCA College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, (2) a current transcript, and (3) a written statement of career goals.