Research and Clinical Opportunities

Altoona Hospital Summer Preceptorship Program


All students spend one week in the office of Allegheny Family Physicians as well as one week working with the residents on their inpatient Medical Service. The student may then select from a variety of one week blocks including Medical and Surgical rotations, Ambulatory Care, Radiology, Laboratory, etc. Time may also be spent in the offices of a variety of primary care physicians in both urban and rural settings. Students are provided with free housing and may eat in the hospital cafeteria free of charge. Students should provide their own transportation.