Medical School Programs | Georgetown University | MedStar Health

A prestigious partner: Georgetown University

Georgetown University medical students rotate through MedStar Health hospitals for their clinical education and training. In addition, approximately 25% of Georgetown University’s graduating class is matched into MedStar Health residencies and fellowships.

Learn more about the Georgetown University School of Medicine here.


Select residency programs at MedStar Health hospitals also offer educational opportunities for Georgetown University medical students. The programs and their rotations are designed to give students the highest exposure to clinical and academic experiences.

Learn more about our hospitals’ programs for medical students:

Summer scholarships

Telluride Patient Safety Roundtable Scholarships

These sessions allow medical students from across the country to experience a week discussing patient safety topics and hearing expert speakers.

Students also spend considerable time discussing ways to overcome barriers for patient safety education to become part of every medical school’s curriculum. This scholarship is open to students in their first, second, and third years.

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Pellegrini Scholars in Quality & Patient Safety

The Frank S. Pellegrini, M.D. Medical Student Research Scholarship Endowment enables Georgetown University medical students to perform research in quality and patient safety under the auspices of the MedStar Research Institute

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Pines-Kleinman Mental & Behavioral Health Scholarship

The Pines-Kleinman Mental & Behavioral Health Scholarship is awarded to first-year Georgetown University medical students by the MedStar Health Research Institute to support the students’ interests in the field of mental health research.

The annual prize is awarded to someone who has demonstrated service excellence, “patient first” activities, innovation, inter-hospital collaboration, and/or leadership in the field of mental health research.

Summer research scholarships in a variety of specialties

MedStar Health offers scholarships at the following hospitals. The scholarships are available only to first-year medical students.

  • MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
    • Primary Care Scholarship in Family Medicine
  • MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
    • Asthma & Allergy
    • Endocrinology
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Sports Medicine
  • Various MedStar Health locations in Washington, D.C.
    • Cardiology
    • Diabetes
    • Emergency Medicine
    • Emergency Medicine/Surgery
    • Family Medicine
    • General Surgery/Surgical Education
    • Human Factors Engineering
    • Infectious Disease, Hepatitis, and HIV
    • Neurology
    • OB/GYN, HIV, and Pregnancy
    • Pediatrics
    • Palliative Care
    • Surgical Oncology
    • Vascular Surgery
    • Women and Infants Services