Please Note: The application and information on this web site is for regularly-matriculated fourth year medical students at medical schools in the US ONLY. The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is now using VSAS, the Visiting Student Application Service, to receive visiting student applications for the 2017-2018 academic year. To apply to our institution, please complete a VSAS application for your preferred electives and dates. For more information on VSAS, please visit www.aamc.org/vsas or contact VSAS at firstname.lastname@example.org or (202) 478-9878. Please do not submit more than 6 elective choices at a time through VSAS.
Information for our next academic year will be added to this web site and to VSAS in April.
International Visiting Students use THIS FORM ONLY - Due to limited course availability, we can only accommodate a very small number of international students. In order to meet accreditation standards, DGSOM at UCLA will only consider applications of students from schools with similar standards as those of DGSOM, with whom we have established reciprocal exchange agreements.
To view elective course descriptions for the 2017-2018 Academic Year:
2017-2018 Elective Course Descriptions Note: Not all courses are available to Visiting Medical Students (Externs)
We offer a maximum opportunity for participation of 9 weeks (total) in a wide variety of advanced clinical clerkships at UCLA and a number of affiliated hospitals in the greater Los Angeles area. Our electives are open to fourth-year students only. No core clerkships may be taken by non-UCLA students. Please note the locations of our affiliated sites throughout the greater Los Angeles area at their Hospital Addresses.
Official copy of medical school transcript, indicating successful completion of core clinical clerkships, is required with application.
HEALTH STATEMENT - IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS
The David Geffen School of Medicine uses the AAMC Standardized Immunization Form. Please note that TB clearance must be within 1 year of the proposed elective.
SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTS - In addition to the VSAS Application, these items must all be added as Supplemental Documents to your application in VSAS
Links to scholarship opportunities for indivudal departments within the DGSOM system are listed here:
SITE-SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS & INFORMATION
Disclaimer: The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is not responsible for determining whether, or in what way, the UCLA clerkship is to be credited toward the requirements of the home medical school, including credit toward graduation of the student at the home medical school.