Visiting Medical Students

Month-long electives are available to qualified, active medical students, and are given on a first come, first served basis, coordinated through the office of student affairs to other universities.

Doctor teaching students

Domestic & Affiliated International Students

All monthly visiting rotations are arranged online, on a first come, first served basis at the following website.

View the Visiting Student Application

View the Visiting Student Elective Catalog


International Students

Step 1

Please determine your affiliation status by checking if your school has an exchange program with Columbia University Irving Medical Center. See the list of affiliated schools.

Step 2

Affiliated students please follow procedures described above under "Domestic & Affiliated International Medical Students".

View the instructions for non-affiliated students. Please feel free to contact our department to answer any remaining questions.