Visiting Elective Program for Students from U.S. Medical Schools
We welcome eligible MD students from US medical schools to apply to spend four to eight weeks participating in electives or sub-internships at Yale School of Medicine. If you are interested, we encourage you to learn more about the program at this website, including the eligibility requirements and how to apply below.
- Students must be in good standing in medical school at a U.S. LCME accredited medical school or participating COCA accredited AACOM member college listed in VSAS.
- Students must have completed all core clinical clerkships before beginning the clinical elective program.
- Yale does not provide basic clerkships, only electives.
- Yale does not offer observerships/externships.
- Students must be in their final year of medical studies in order to participate in the elective program.
Please note, Yale students will have priority over visiting students for scheduling of elective rotations until the release of the yearly fourth year schedule. We will let you know if your preferred elective is available as soon as possible.
Eligible students from U.S. medical schools apply for visiting elective/sub-internship experiences through the AAMC Visiting Student Learning Opportunities™ (VSLO®) program. Please note, there is a tuition processing fee of $200 per person, per elective, that is subject to change each year.
Visiting Student Scholarship Program: An Initiative to Enhance Healthcare Workforce Diversity
Yale School of Medicine is actively pursuing a variety of ways to enhance healthcare workforce diversity. The Visiting Student Scholarship Program is an opportunity for visiting U.S. medical students to apply for a scholarship for a clinical elective at one of Yale New Haven Hospital's campuses.