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Medical Student Rotation Information

Thank you for your interest in the Madigan Medical Student Program at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The following information is provided to help answer the most frequently asked Medical Student questions. If you have additional questions after reviewing the provided information, please do not hesitate to contact the Student Coordinator by email at or via phone at 253-968-1511.

Medical Student Rotation Information

  1. All rotations must be requested through the Student Coordinator via email at Please do not contact the departments directly, as this may result in over-scheduling causing unexpected cancellations.
  2. Interview season for fourth year Medical Students is from May to October each year. Rotation requests from fourth year medical students intending to interview (Active duty Training (ADT) and non-ADT) will be given the highest priority for consideration and will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis.
  3. During non-interview season (October to May), students requesting ADT rotations are given a higher priority for rotation requests than non-ADT rotations (except for University of Washington students).
  4. Medical Students will receive a confirmation letter via email once rotation is scheduled. Read confirmation letter carefully and immediately begin submitting requested information. Please note - if requested information is not received within two months of start date your rotation will be automatically cancelled.
  5. Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) Medical Students requesting a non-ADT rotation must have a Memorandum of Affiliation in place between MAMC and the student’s medical school (takes from two to six months). Our student coordinator will provide contact information when request is received.
  6. Civilians, with no military affiliation, must initiate a National Agency Check with Inquiries through the MAMC Security Office as soon as possible, but no later than one month prior to rotation start date. Contact Student Coordinator for detailed instructions.
  7. Rotations at Madigan Army Medical Center are very competitive! Rotation requests should be submitted on the earliest allowable date. When Medical Student limit is reached per specialty, Student Coordinator will work with Medical Students to secure an alternate date, sub-specialty rotation, or rotation in alternate specialty to ensure Medical Student is on-site for face-to-face interview.

Rotation Descriptions

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