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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.

Fall 2017
Start DateEnd DateApplication DeadlineOrientation
June 19thJuly 15thApril 24thJune 19th
July 17thAugust 12thMay 22ndJuly 17th
August 14thSeptember 9thJune 19thAugust 14th
September 11thOctober 7thJuly 17thAugust 11th
October 9thNovember 4thAugust 14thOctober 9th
November 6thDecember 2ndSeptember 11thNovember 6th
December 4thDecember 30thOctober 9thDecember 4th
Spring 2018
January 8thFebruary 3rdNovember 13thJanuary 8th
February 5thMarch 3rdDecember 11thFebruary 5th
March 5thMarch 31stJanuary 8thMarch 5th
April 2ndApril 28thFebruary 5thApril 2nd
April 30thMay 26thMarch 5thApril 30th
May 28thJune 23rdApril 2ndMay 28th
Application Checklist for International Visiting Medical Students (download here)

Click here to view the electives catalog

  1. 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.
  2. Letter of Good Standing
  3. 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.
  4. Copy of Passport

Please scan and email items 1-4 as a single PDF file to Sophia Gilardone at 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

  1. UIC Immunization Form
  2. Heath Insurance
  3. Valid Visa Status
  4. HIPAA Certification
  5. CPR Training
  6. TOEFL (Please note the TOEFL Score Requirements. No exceptions will be made.)
  7. Malpractice Insurance Companies
  8. Evaluation Form

At orientation you will complete a Mandatory Drug Screening and Respirator Fit Testing. The elective fee is due at this time.