International Visiting Students
Applying for a Clinical Elective
Please verify that your institution appears on the list of our International Affiliations. Priority is given to students from affiliated universities. Please do not contact course directors, department coordinators, and/or faculty for any reason during the application process. Doing so may result in your ineligibility for current or future rotations.
Rotation Dates for Academic Year 2017-2018
Note the following dates for rotations during the academic year. Students must adhere to these dates; no applications will be accepted after the deadline.
|Start Date||End Date||Application Deadline||Orientation|
|June 19th||July 15th||April 24th||June 19th|
|July 17th||August 12th||May 22nd||July 17th|
|August 14th||September 9th||June 19th||August 14th|
|September 11th||October 7th||July 17th||August 11th|
|October 9th||November 4th||August 14th||October 9th|
|November 6th||December 2nd||September 11th||November 6th|
|December 4th||December 30th||October 9th||December 4th|
|January 8th||February 3rd||November 13th||January 8th|
|February 5th||March 3rd||December 11th||February 5th|
|March 5th||March 31st||January 8th||March 5th|
|April 2nd||April 28th||February 5th||April 2nd|
|April 30th||May 26th||March 5th||April 30th|
|May 28th||June 23rd||April 2nd||May 28th|
|Application Checklist for International Visiting Medical Students (download here)|
- Application Form
Please complete the application form linked above, this should be the first page of your application. Refer to the List of Electives and above dates; please select three (3) electives and three (3) dates according to priority.
- Letter of Good Standing
- Prerequisite Core Clerkships
You must be enrolled in your final year of medical school and have already completed your clerkships in Internal Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery and Family Medicine.
- Copy of Passport
Please scan and email items 1-4 as a single PDF file to Sophia Gilardone at visitCOM@uic.edu. Incomplete applications will not be considered. You will be notified via email if one of the electives you requested is available. Please be advised that our program has limited availability. If you are accepted, you must complete and submit the additional requirements outlined below.
Requirements to be Completed ONLY upon Acceptance
- UIC Immunization Form
- Heath Insurance
- Valid Visa Status
- HIPAA Certification
- CPR Training
- TOEFL (Please note the TOEFL Score Requirements. No exceptions will be made.)
- Malpractice Insurance Companies
- Evaluation Form
At orientation you will complete a Mandatory Drug Screening and Respirator Fit Testing. The elective fee is due at this time.