Resources for Physicians and Residents at Scottsdale Healthcare

Medical Students 

General Description  

  • Fourth Year Medical Students from a US Medical School, a LCME accredited school (or equivalent) 
  • 4 weeks in length 
  • Weekly meetings with an assigned faculty mentor
  • Offered year-round based on availability 
  • No stipend is offered 
  • An evaluation is compiled and discussed with the student at the end of the rotation 

Rotations Offered 

Family Medicine Inpatient Subinternship

  • Busy inpatient service encompassing medical, surgical, OB/GYN, ICU/CCU, and newborn nursery patients 
  • Daily teaching rounds with residents, attending physicians, and pharmacists 
  • Required didactic conferences 
  • Optional outpatient experience up to three half days/week 
  • Call approximately 1:7 

Family Medicine Outpatient 

  • Busy full-spectrum patient care in the residency program's Heuser Family Medicine Center 
  • Procedure opportunities in treadmill testing, dermatologic techniques, colposcopy, etc.(see the Procedure Opportunities section on our Curriculum page for a full list) 
  • Required didactic conferences 
  • Optional experiences: home visits, nursing home rounds, hospital rounds, and observation and recording of patient encounters. 
  • No call required 

Application Requirements 

  • Medical Student Application
  • Proof of immunizations 
  • Transcripts 
  • Affiliation Agreement 
  • Proof of Malpractice insurance 
  • Board Scores 

Your application will be reviewed by the Clerkship Director and you will then be notified of its acceptance or denial based upon availability.

Meet Our Assistant Residency Coordinator

Debra "Debi" Peaser

Assistant Residency Coordinator 

Debra “Debi” Peaser joined Scottsdale Healthcare in 2007 and became the Assistant Residency Coordinator in 2010. In addition to providing assistance to the Residency Coordinator, Debi coordinates the family medicine medical student clerkships.

A 35 year resident of Scottsdale, Debi spent many years in Commercial Insurance as a rater, marketing rep, and underwriter before transitioning to the healthcare field.

Debi enjoys gardening, crocheting, watching the Food channel or HGTV, and especially spending time with her family, which now includes her two beautiful granddaughters!

For more information on medical student clerkships contact 

Scottsdale Healthcare Family Medicine Residency Program
Attention: Debi Peaser, Assistant Residency Coordinator

7301 E. Second Street, Suite 210
Scottsdale, AZ 85251-5672

Phone (480) 882-4571
Fax (480) 882-6801

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