Bethesda Welcomes Nova Medical Students

Hospital Trains Medical Students from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine for 10th Straight Year

Front row (left to right): Tiffany Crider, Justine Ekladios, Allison Fraum, Kelsey Reindel,Terry Parsons, Tracey Kim
and Bryan Szeto. Back row (left to right): Bruce B. Peters, D.O., Natan Bastoky, David McEnerney, David Lepoff,
Samuel Harris and Garrett Descoteaux-Friday.


(Boynton Beach, FL) The road to becoming a physician includes extensive training and development. Medical students from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine will embark on their next medical journey at Bethesda Hospital East, the flagship hospital of Bethesda Health, Inc.

Bethesda is providing the clinical setting for 12 Nova medical students during their third year of medical school. Bethesda has trained Nova medical students for the past nine 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 Inpatient and Outpatient Units, Pediatrics and Adult Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Surgery, Psychiatry, Geriatrics and Rural Medicine. The Director of Medical Education for Nova at Bethesda is Bruce B. Peters, D.O., FACOP, FAAP.

About Bethesda Health, Inc.

Bethesda Health is comprised of two not-for-profit hospitals, Bethesda Hospital East and Bethesda Hospital West, which are supported by the generosity of philanthropic community members through the Bethesda Hospital Foundation. With community support, we have grown to 670 physicians and more than 2,500 employees. Bethesda Health includes Bethesda Health Physician Group, Bethesda Heart Hospital, Bethesda Orthopaedics Institute, Cornell Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine, the Center for Women and Children, which includes Level III neonatal intensive care and pediatric intensive care, the Bethesda College of Health Sciences and accredited centers for Stroke, Chest Pain and Heart Failure. Visit

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