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International Medical Exchange Program

The International Medical Exchange Program was established to foster external collaborations between the Department of Medicine and other leading academic institutions around the world.  The goals of this program are to enhance medical education, research, scientific, and clinical knowledge by creating partnerships with selected top-tier institutions.

Learn more about our partnering institutions:

 International Medical Students
Medical students are invited to apply through our Center for Global Health.

Download the checklist, which contains a timeline and list of required steps for FSM students who wish to participate in a clinical rotation or medical education program at both FSM affiliated as well as unaffiliated institutions at international sites.

 International PSTP Residents
International Physician-Scientist Residents are invited to apply through our PSTP program (Application closes October 1).

Applicants should apply to the Physician-Scientist Training Program (PSTP, 2247140C1) of the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University through Electronic Residency Application Service. Applicants may also apply to the Categorical Internal Medicine track (2247140C0) if they would like to be considered for the traditional three-year residency program.

In addition to their application through ERAS, applicants should submit the online PSTP application. If not already included in ERAS, applicants should also submit a letter of recommendation from their principal research mentor. Additional letters to support an applicant and their research potential may also be submitted if desired. The application deadline is Oct. 1.

 International Clinical Fellowships
Fellows interested in Cardiology, Endocrinology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Transplant Nephrology, and Rheumatology are invited to apply for a non-ACGME accredited slot.  One fellow is accepted per specialty each year.

Interested fellows should apply through the individual fellowship programs:

 International Junior Faculty Exchange and Research Exchange
Faculty from participating institutions only are invited to apply for a observer or research exchange.

Faculty may be considered for positions of up to 2 years while studying in a Northwestern program.  Faculty are expected to provide salary support through their home institutions and may qualify for visa sponsorship through Northwestern.

Qualified applications may apply online.

Contact Us

We want to provide valuable education opportunities and welcome you to contact us and share ideas for future lectures and events.

Kari LeBeau

Program Assistant

Nephrology and Hypertension

k-lebeau( at )

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