Apply

Important note:
We are transitioning to VSAS for electives being offered June 27, 2016 – June 25, 2017.
Check back here for additional updates.


So you're a senior medical student, and you'd like to take a clinical elective at one of our campuses. Take a minute to review the requirements, then apply online. Electives begin June 29, 2015 and go through June 26, 2016.

Make sure to upload your: 

  • Photo (jpg images less than 250 KB)
  • Curriculum Vitae/ Résumé
  • Statement of Approval from your home school (form located in the online application)
  • Health forms (located in the online application)


Apply online

The application will open April 1, 2015 and will be available until March 1, 2016.

Registration for electives opens the first week of June 2015.

Huntsville/Tuscaloosa Campuses

Students interested in a visiting elective in Tuscaloosa or Huntsville must email the following contacts prior to starting the visiting student application.

Huntsville: Lanita Carter, lscarter@uab.edu
Tuscaloosa: visiting student website


Fees, Deadlines & Details

Important note:
We are transitioning to VSAS for electives being offered June 27, 2016 – June 25, 2017.
Check back here for additional updates.

Electives begin June 29, 2015 and go through June 26, 2016.

The application opens April 1, 2015 and will be available until March 1, 2016.

Registration opens during the first week of June 2015 through March 1, 2016.

Application Fees
U.S. Medical Schools – $15 Application Fee + $150 per elective (maximum of 8 weeks)

All fees are non-refundable.

Housing
Housing is not provided for visiting students. It is your responsibility to make reservations and verify costs.


Requirements

Important note: We are transitioning to VSAS for electives being offered June 27, 2016 – June 25, 2017. Check back here for additional updates. 

You must:

  • Complete one year of core clerkship rotations or be in the final year of training at your home school.
  • Be actively enrolled in a program leading to an M.D. or D.O.
  • Pay tuition to your home school during the time you will be attending courses at UAB.
  • Obtain the approval of the administration of your home school to attend courses at UAB. The maximum length of participation is two months.
  • Ensure that all application materials are uploaded into the online application. Students with incomplete applications will not be scheduled and will not participate in any courses.

You may not participate in the visiting student program if you have an M.D. or D.O. degree at the time of your rotation.

International Students


The UAB International Visiting Medical Student Program is CLOSED for this academic year ending June 27, 2016.

This is the final year of the current program. Details about our new program will be posted in coming months by the new program leaders. Please check back periodically to view the new information.

Note that sponsors will not be required in the future and any promise of future sponsorship does not guarantee acceptance into the new program. 

Scheduling Classes

Important note: We are transitioning to VSAS for electives being offered June 27, 2016 – June 25, 2017. Check back here for additional updates.

Electives begin June 29, 2015 and go through June 26, 2016.
Registration for courses/rotations opens the first week in June 2015 and ends March 1, 2016.

Scheduling Instructions

 

Contact Us

Important note:
We are transitioning to VSAS for electives being offered June 27, 2016 – June 25, 2017.
Check back here for additional updates.


If you have questions or need more information, please contact us at visiting@uab.edu. Telephone calls will not be accepted.