The Medical Student Rotation Program at Largo Medical Center provides students 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. Students will have direct contact with attending faculty and be able to work with Residents in the care of patients, providing an excellent orientation to post-doctoral training at Largo Medical Center. Both two-week and four-week block rotations are available. We currently accept rotation applications from students of US accredited medical schools only.

Medical Student Rotations are offered in the following areas:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Cardiology
  • Cardio-Vascular Thoracic Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • General Surgery
  • Infectious Disease
  • Intensive Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Urology

Apply for a Clinical Rotation


Orientation will be given to all Medical Students on the first day of their rotation to acquaint him/her with hospital routines. You will receive an email weeks prior, with the specifics. A student will not be allowed to assume floor responsibilities without orientation.

Download and review the Code of Conduct Training prior to attending orientation on your first day of the rotation.


Students spend a minimum of 8 hours per day on clinical and didactic activities.

Educational Programs

A lecture schedule is provided monthly and all Medical Students are required to attend the lectures that pertain to their rotation, in addition to:

  • Grand Rounds: Every Thursday at 12 noon
  • Program Specific Journal Clubs and Lectures

Educational Resources

Internet access, books, and journals are available in the Medical Education Library for Medical Students.

Patient Care Experience

The inpatient medical teaching service allows the Medical Students, to take primary responsibility for the evaluation and management of patients under the supervision of the Residents and Faculty members.

Medical Student Coordinator:

Kathleen Smith

Phone: (727) 588-5704 | Fax: (727) 585-7205