Orientation occurs on the first day of your scheduled clerkship. Details are as follows:
Location: MAHEC 119 Hendersonville Road, Asheville in the 2nd floor conference room
TIme: 8:00 AM
Sample schedule here
The six week rotation is divided into three blocks on the following services: Obstetrical service, night float, Gynecology service and Oncology service. The order of the rotation will be decided prior to the students' arrival in Asheville.
To Mission Hospital from MAHEC Location: Turn L onto Hendersonville Road, continue straight through red light this road becomes Biltmore Ave. Continue approximately 3 miles, Mission Hospital is located on the left.
Each student will be provided with Teacher-Learner contracts for each portion of their rotation that outlines the detailed expectations for students and teachers. Any clerkship is what the student makes of it. Attendings and Residents alike are always impressed with students who arrive at work promptly and who are eager to get involved in as many clinical activities as are appropriate. Students are expected to be dressed in professional attire while in the office setting. When in the hospital students may wear scrubs. Students should wear their white coat and name badge everywhere.
Sample Teacher-Learner Contracts: