While hospitals and clinics are both important components of the U.S. healthcare system, they differ significantly. Below is a comparison of the differences.
One thing to keep in mind is that when searching for rotations, programs that take place inpatient are hospital-based. Outpatient programs occur at clinics. There is also the possibility that you find rotations that offer exposure to both settings. These can be great introductory experiences to a new healthcare system!
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Comparing Hospitals and Clinics