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Medical Student Clinical Placement

Start your medical career here.

Aurora Health Care is committed to improving the quality of health services and patient care – and that begins with investing in medical students. Aurora offers clinical placements in urban, suburban and rural settings for students from core academic partners and non-affiliated students.

Welcome Students

Aurora Health Care is an integrated delivery system of physicians, hospitals, home care agencies and pharmacies all working together to enhance care for residents of Wisconsin and northeastern Illinois. Our clinical rotations give students hands-on experience with a diverse patient population to foster growth of medical knowledge and build confidence.

Core Academic Partners

Aurora has an established history with teaching hospitals and academic institutions. Our off-site hospitals and clinics proudly serve as clinical campuses for our core academic partners:

Application Process

We do not have an application process for our 3rd year medical students. Students are approved to come to Advocate Aurora Health Care with the approval of our core academic partners.

Special Programs

Aurora’s core academic partnerships provide unique opportunities for you to gain exposure in both urban and rural settings, and work on projects that make a real difference in the community.

Learn About TRIUMPH (Urban Medicine and Public Health)

Learn About WARM (Wisconsin Academy for Rural Medicine)

Student Resources

Clinician Student Services is dedicated to making sure that students gaining clinical experiences at Aurora are valued, supported and given every opportunity for success. We offer health and wellbeing services, help with housing and ways to get involved in the community.

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Contact the Program

Connect with a Clinician Student Services coordinator today.

Welcome to the Neighborhood

Aurora’s broad and integrated system not only affords you new opportunities but also new places to explore – from Lake Geneva to Milwaukee to Green Bay.

Visiting Students

Learn from expert medical professionals in an urban community.

Student Resources

Our resources set students up for personal and professional success.


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