Bethesda Hospital East

Bethesda Trains Nova Medical Students for 7th Straight Year

July 9, 2012

PHOTO (Left to right): Back row:  Shardul Koppar, Jayesh Patel, James Sorensen and Gareth McGee. Front row: Aaron Shady, Stefanie Furlan, Britani Martinez, Jessica Staller, Dung Nguyen, Joshua Kretchmar, Andrew Pan and David Kang.


(Boynton Beach, FL--) With stethoscopes in hand and an eagerness to learn, medical students from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine will embark on their next medical journey at Bethesda Memorial Hospital.

Bethesda Memorial Hospital is providing the clinical setting for 24 medical students during their last two years of medical school. The class of 2014 will be completing their third and fourth year core rotations at Bethesda.

Bethesda Memorial Hospital has trained Nova medical students for the past seven years. The students will have one- and two-month rotations with members of Bethesda's Medical Staff in both hospital and office settings. The areas of rotation include: internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, pediatric ER, outpatient pediatrics, family medicine, surgery, psychiatry, geriatrics and emergency medicine.

Founded in 1959, Bethesda Healthcare System is a nonprofit healthcare organization serving the medical needs of South Palm Beach County with a mission to provide quality health services in a caring manner. As the flagship of Bethesda Healthcare System, Bethesda Memorial Hospital is a 401-bed hospital with more than 550 physicians in more than 40 areas of specialty on its medical staff. Bethesda Memorial Hospital and its affiliates offer a full array of healthcare services, including general, vascular and endovascular surgery, maternity, neonatal and pediatric intensive care, women’s health services and the Bethesda Comprehensive Cancer Center, an Affiliate of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute. The Bethesda Heart Hospital, a 39-bed, all private room facility, provides the most comprehensive level of cardiovascular services and is ranked among the top heart hospitals nationwide by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Bethesda Healthcare System is building an 80-bed community hospital on the northeast corner of Boynton Beach Boulevard and US-441. The new Bethesda West Hospital will open in January 2013.