Penrose St. Francis Student Placement

As one of Colorado’s premier healthcare providers, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services proudly provides quality healthcare, education and community outreach.  We are here to provide meaningful learning experiences and opportunities for professional growth. 

  • Medical Staff Sponsored Rotations

    For Medical Students and Residents, as well as Mid-Level Provider students to include Physician Assistant students, Advance Practice Nurse students (such as nurse practitioner and nurse midwife) or others who will rotate with Physician or PA members of the Medical Staff at Penrose-St. Francis Health Services.

    An affiliation agreement between your academic institution and Centura Health must be in place prior to accepting any rotation application. For clarification, it is the responsibility of the student and the academic institution to set up the rotation with a physician. We do not provide placement. All documentation indicated below must be received by the appropriate Centura Health Medical Staff Services Department at least 15 days prior to the start of the requested rotation date. Failure to provide this information 15 days in advance shall result in postponement or delay in beginning the rotation. 

    1. Review the following: Medical Staff Rotations and Observations
    2. For more information on provider student placement, email us 
  • General Student Rotation

    For all other students, clinical and non-clinical, not included in the categories above.  Included are students in cardiology, imaging, nursing (including return to practice), nutrition services, pharmacy, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, respiratory therapy, social worker, surgical technician, exercise physiology, HIM, administration, marketing, finance.

    An affiliation agreement between your academic institution and Centura Health must be in place prior to accepting any rotation application. Completed Attestation Form Letter must be received at least 15 days prior to the start of the requested rotation date. Failure to provide this information 15 days in advance shall result in postponement or delay in beginning the rotation. 

    1. Review the following: Student Rotation Procedure for PSF
    2. After reviewing the above, complete the following steps:
      1. School - submit and email ther completed Attestation Form Letter for student 
      2. Student - read Student Orientation PacketCentura Health Integrity Standards, and Dress Code. Print and complete Student Orientation Post Assessment
      3. Return completed Student Orientation Post Assessment to Penrose-St. Francis Education Resources: scan and email or bring in at scheduled appointment time
      4. Schedule appointment at Education Resources to complete processing, contact us.
        Phone: 719-773-5694 or email