Visiting Student Programs
Four-week Rotations for Visiting Students in their Final Year of Medical Studies
Visiting Elective Program for Students from U.S. Medical Schools
Visiting International Student Elective Program
Clinical Electives are offered for four (4) week periods only for visiting medical students. Below are the elective periods for the academic year.
Students may apply for a maximum of three (3) four (4) week electives through the AAMC Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) website.
|2022/2023 Academic Year|
|7/18/2022 - 8/12/2022|
|8/15/2022 - 9/9/2022|
|9/12/2022 - 10/7/2022|
|10/10/2022 - 11/4/2022|
|11/7/2022 - 12/2/2022|
|12/5/2022 - 12/30/2022|
|1/30/2023 - 2/24/2023|
|2/27/2023 - 3/24/2023|
|3/27/2023 - 4/21/2023|
|4/24/2023 - 5/19/2023|
|4/24/2023 - 5/19/2023|
|2021/2022 Academic Year|
|07/19/2021 - 08/13/2021|
|08/16/2021 - 09/10/2021|
|09/13/2021 - 10/08/2021|
|10/11/2021 - 11/05/2021|
|11/08/2021 - 12/03/2021|
|12/06/2021 - 12/31/2021|
|01/31/2022 - 02/25/2022|
|02/28/2022 - 03/25/2022|
|03/28/2022 - 04/22/2022|
|04/25/2022 - 05/20/2022|
|05/23/2022 - 06/17/2022|
- All domestic and international visiting students need to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated, which includes having a booster shot if they are eligible. This link explains the University’s vaccine policy, including the narrow medical exemption.
- All domestic and international visiting students will need to provide evidence of a negative COVID test taken after arrival in New Haven and within 3 days of starting the rotation. Students will quarantine on arrival until the negative result is verified.
- You can go to the following sites for testing:
- In addition, international students must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within one day prior to departing their home countries.
Questions about the VSLO application process
All questions about the VSLO application process should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students at U.S. Medical Schools with questions about elective options only
Please email the Office of Global Health Education & Visiting Student Programs
International students with questions about elective options only
Please email the Office of Global Health Education & Visiting Student Programs.
Your email will be responded to in a timely manner.
FAQs for international students
Yale School of Medicine’s Office of Global Health Education and Visiting Student Programs has compiled these FAQs, which answer many questions international students commonly ask about visiting elective opportunities.