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 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 

If you have questions about Yale School of Medicine elective options only please send a single email to 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.

U.S. Visiting Students
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Visiting U.S. Medical students please review the U.S. visiting program eligibility.