The following is a sampling of opportunities available to medical students. It is accurate to the best of our knowledge, but please verify requirements and deadlines with the opportunity's sponsor.
Boston Medical Center
Eligibility: Fourth-year medical students are eligible for month-long electives between August and December
Other Program Specifics: Program offers assistance with travel, provides housing, and supplies modest living stipend.
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Harvard Medical School
Eligibility: Fourth-year medical students are eligible for four-week long electives. Third-year medical students must have completed core clerkships (medicine, surgery, pediatrics, and obstetrics). Other Program Specifics: The Exchange Clerkship program offers housing to accepted applicants and provides a stipend of up to $350.00 for travel to and from Boston.
Contact Info: Visiting Clerkship Program Coordinator
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Eligibility: Fourth-year medical students are eligible for clerkships in subspecialties and subinternships in the Department of Medicine.
Other Program Specifics: Program offers financial assistance (registration fee waiver, housing, limited travel assistance).
Contact Info: Nancy Van Keuren
Mayo Clinic School of Medicine
Eligibility: Fourth-year medical students who have completed 52 weeks of actual patient care clinical experiences, which includes 32 weeks of basic clerkships and 20 weeks of electives. Other Program Specifics: Diversity Scholarship Program offers $1,000 scholarships toward travel and housing expenses.
Contact Info: Apply Online
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Eligibility: Third-year medical students are eligible for electives between March and June of their third year; fourth-year students are eligible between July and February of their fourth year.
Other Program Specifics: Housing and travel costs are subsidized for one month.
Contact Info: Carl Johnson, MD or Monique Sylvester
University Hospitals - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Eligibility: The David Satcher Clerkship hosts 10-15 minority students annually.
Other Program Specifics: Deadline for the Satcher clerkship application is June 20 of every year.
Contact Info: Frank Miller, Jr.
University of California - San Francisco
Eligibility: Fourth-year medical students who have completed basic clerkships are eligible to do rotations in the Department of Medicine.
Other Program Specifics: Visiting elective scholarship program (VESP) offers up to ten $1,500 scholarships that cover housing and travel; award is granted after rotation is completed.
Contact Info: Application to VESP may be obtained by email request to Rene Salazar, MD
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Eligibility: The UMass Resident Recruitment Program is open to fourth-year medical students. The program offers positions between July 1 and December 31.
Other Program Specifics: The UMass Resident Recruitment Program offers a stipend to qualified candidates to help subsidize housing and travel during the elective.
Contact Info: Janice Robert
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Eligibility: The Edward S. Cooper Visiting Clerkship offers four-week electives between July and December in subspecialties of internal medicine. Other Program Specifics: Applicants accepted into the Cooper Visiting Clerkship will receive free housing and provided a stipend for living expenses and travel-related costs.
Contact Info: Marisa Rogers, MD, MPH
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Eligibility: The Scholarship Clerkship Program for Visiting Medical Students is open to full-time fourth-year medical students who are in good academic standing.
Other Program Specifics: Scholarship Clerkship Program participants will receive a stipend for housing and travel. Each rotation is four weeks, and the application must be returned at least three months before the desired time to participate in the rotation.
Contact Info: Diversity Initiative
Washington University School of Medicine
Eligibility: Fourth-year medical students are eligible to engage in a four-week elective commencing with rotations that begin in October.
Other Program Specifics: Application fee is waived, program offers up to $2,000 in funding towards housing, travel, and other living expenses.
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