Undergraduate Medical Education

Our undergraduate medical education (UME) program offers a select number of electives for both third- and fourth-year medical students. Students who choose Parkview Health will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with their assigned preceptors to obtain a meaningful and comprehensive learning experience.

Preference will be given to medical students who meet the following criteria:

  • Enrolled in an accredited U.S. Allopathic or  Osteopathic Program
  • Enrolled in an International Medical School approved by the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana
  • Currently in good standing with an accredited/approved medical school
  • Passed (on the first attempt) all USMLE / COMLEX exams and course work. 

Requesting a placement

All medical students (student doctors) from Indiana University School of Medicine, Marian College of Osteopathic Medicine, and Toledo University College of Medicine are processed by Dawn Smith, UME Coordinator at Parkview Health.

Rotation request form

This form must be filled out completely and submitted with a copy of your transcripts. We will review your request after we receive your complete Request Form, unofficial medical school transcript, and USMLE/COMLEX transcript.

Complete form

Parkview supports medical students from non-affiliated schools via collaboration with the Fort Wayne Medical Education Program (FWMEP). For more information regarding this program or medical rotations, please contact the Fort Wayne Medical Education Program at (260) 422-6573 or visit them online.

Madison Ramus, Administrative Coordinator, at FWMEP, is responsible for collecting proper documentation from medical students enrolled in non-affiliated schools and will send this information to Parkview prior to rotation.


Medical student observations

Parkview Health offers one-two day opportunities for medical students who are looking for observation experiences alongside Parkview Physicians. Medical Students interested in this experience must complete the Parkview Health Observation Packet, and submit three weeks prior to requested observation date via email to Dawn Smith, Parkview Health UME Coordinator, at Dawn.Smith@parkview.com