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Medical Students and Visiting Residents

Resident Elective Rotations and Medical Student Clerkships at Hawaii Island Family Medicine Residency

The Hawaii Island Family Medicine Residency at Hilo Medical Center offers resident rotations and 4th year clerkships to medical students with a strong interest in pursuing family medicine in Hawaii, as well as 3rd year clerkships for JABSOM medical students only. Housing is available on a first come, first served basis.

Please note that an educational agreement must exist between your medical school and Hawaii Health Systems Corporation. If not already in place, these agreements take many months to complete. Please plan ahead.

No clinical observerships are available at this time.

To inquire about availability, please email ourProgram Coordinator, Penny Deperalta, C-TAGME at pdeperalta@hhsc.org or Program Administrator, Yvonne F. Gilbert, MPH at ygilbert@hhsc.org or (808) 932-3187, if you are interested in a visiting resident rotation.