Educational Programs | Medical Education | MedStar Health

MedStar Health hospitals, collectively, have one of the largest graduate medical education programs in the country, training 1,100 medical residents annually and offering training in nearly 100 specialty and sub-specialty programs. MedStar is also the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University. Approximately 25 percent of Georgetown's graduating class is matched into MedStar residency and fellowships.

Programs for physicians and medical students

Clinical Pastoral Education at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

At MedStar Georgetown University Hospital chaplains play an essential role in providing for the spiritual and emotional support of a widely diverse population of patients, families and staff from all religions and cultures. The Department of Mission and Pastoral Care works as an integrated part of interdisciplinary care throughout the hospital. We approach our care in the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, or ‘care of the whole person’. Care at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is also directed by The Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Occupational Therapy programs

As part of a comprehensive interdisciplinary team serving both inpatients and outpatients, our goal is to provide a structured and well-rounded experience for our OT students.

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Physical Therapy Programs

The student physical therapy program allows for the opportunity to evaluate and treat patients in a fast-paced hospital setting and for students to progress to independence in patient care and to work with other rehabilitation specialists.

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Recreational Therapy Program

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital offers internships to Therapeutic Recreation students who are looking for clinical experience in an inpatient rehabilitation setting.

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Social Work Program

MedStar NRH offers social work students a one-year training experience at a premier inpatient rehabilitation hospital where they are fully integrated into the program and can take on leadership roles.

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital Speech Language Pathology Program

The Speech Language Pathology Service is among the largest services in the DC metropolitan area and offers excellent student supervision and mentorship opportunities for their training in helping patients with communication or swallowing impairments.

Medical Imaging School of Radiography

The radiography school provides a 22-month program at MedStar Washington Hospital Center for students to become a registered radiographer. The application period is now open! Applications can be submitted between January 1 through April 1. Click here to apply.

MedStar Health Physical Therapy Sports Residency Program

MedStar Health Physical Therapy Sports Residency Program provides the physical therapy resident with an opportunity to develop advanced competence and clinical expertise in the specialty field of sports physical therapy.

MedStar Health Advanced Practice Provider Hospital Medicine Post Graduate Training Program

The Advanced Practice Provider (APP) Hospital Medicine Post Graduate Training Program is a six-month program that offers a system wide orientation for new to practice APPs. It provides additional preparation to care for our complex patient population as well as the ability to work at the top of the APPs’ scope of practice.