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 2018-2019

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 2018
Start Date End Date Application Deadline Orientation
June 25th July 21st April 25th June 25th
July 23rd August 18th May 23rd July 23rd
August 20th September 15th June 20th August 20th
September 17th October 13th July 17th September 17th
October 15th November 10th August 15th October 15th
November 12th December 8th September 12th November 12th
December 10th January 5th, 2019 October 10th December 10th
Spring 2019
January 7th February 2nd November 7th January 7th
February 4th March 2nd December 4th February 4th
March 4th March 30th January 4th March 4th
April 1st April 27th February 1st April 1st
April 29th May 25th February 29th April 29th
May 28th June 22nd March 28th May 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

Required after acceptance checklist

  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.