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Visiting Students

All students interested in visiting electives must go through the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, applying through the Visiting Students Application Service (VSAS). Do not contact the department or divisions directly. Visiting electives are open only to students from LCME-accredited medical schools and students from our Global Partner Institutions.

The Department of Medicine currently does not offer observerships.

You can find out more about the Visiting Students Program, including application requirements and rotation dates, on the Visiting Students website.

Please visit the Visiting Students website and review the FAQ before writing or calling their office.

Stipends are available from the Office of Diversity to support students from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine to pursue a senior elective at Northwestern. Detailed information regarding these stipends can be found on the Diversity site in their Programs section.

Contact Us

Connect with resources for visiting students through the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Augusta Webster, MD, Office of Medical Education via the information below.

303 E. Chicago Ave.
Ward 1-003
Chicago, IL 60611
Phone: 312-503-1392
Fax: 312-503-0715