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Medical Student Summer Clinical Externship (MSSCE)

Medical Student Application Instructions

Please read these instructions carefully. Click on the link to the Online Application or scroll down to access the form.

Student Application Materials

1. Complete the Online Application form.

2. Make sure to include the following documents in the the application package in the stated order.

  • Personal Statement - Students must submit a 1-2 page personal statement explaining interest in clinical exposure to PM&R.
  • CV or Resume - The curriculum vitae should include prior degrees and institutions attended, undergraduate grade point average and MCAT scores.
  • Letter of Recommendation - Please submit only 1 letter of recommendation with your application. This should be submitted electronically with your application.

3. Scan or combine all materials in the above order into a single .pdf file. Name them in the following way: SmithM_2018.

4. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.

Please email Amy Schnappinger at with any questions.


Online Application



Select your top three choices of Sponsor Sites. These must be from the approved list of site sponsors on the AAP web site.
Please indicate which of these clinical areas are of interest to you.

Please submit all requested materials saved together as a singled PDF. Must include your Personal Statement, CV or Resume and 1 Letter of Reference.

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