Medical Dictionary

clerkship

play
noun clerk·ship \-ˌship\

Medical Definition of clerkship

  1. :  a course of clinical medical training in a specialty (as pediatrics, internal medicine, or psychiatry) that usually lasts a minimum of several weeks and takes place during the third or fourth year of medical school third-year medical study involves clerkships in five areas, of which surgery is among the most arduous—New York Times Magazine


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up clerkship? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

not embarrassed or apologetic

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!