Visiting International Student Elective Program

The Office of International Medical Student Education supports a robust Visiting International Student Elective Program for international students coming to Yale to do clinical electives. The program receives between 450 and 500 applications a year, and accepts about 100 students.

Visiting International Medical students please view the application procedures by clicking here to find the resources you'll need to apply.


Important Notice

We have moved to an electronic application process through the AAMC Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) program effective February 1, 2018; we will no longer accept paper applications.  All questions in regard to the VSLO application process should be directed to visitingstudents@aamc.org 

If you have questions about Yale School of Medicine elective options only please send a single email to global.health@yale.edu Your email will be responded to in a timely manner. We do not accept calls in regard to the application process or elective options.

Visiting Student Elective Catalog Listing

Click here to view the many clinical electives that we have offer.

Please Note: Clicking the link above will take you the Curriculum section of our site.

Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO)

VSLO Application - For first semester of AY 19/20 will be available February 1, 2019

The Visiting International Student Elective Program is now accepting applications through the AAMC Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) program.   If your home institution is currently a participating member of the AAMC - VSLO  please follow the link below to complete the online application process. 

VSLO Participating Members

If your home institution is not currently an active member of the AAMC - VSLO, you can still apply.  You will need to complete a brief registration form in order to gain access to apply through VSLO.   Please follow the link below to complete the brief registration, you will be provided additional instruction upon completion of the registration.  Please note the registration process will take 2-3 business days to complete.

NON-VSLO Members