Application Process for Elective Medical Students

Elective Clinical Clerkship Application Instructions

Instructions for Students Attending USLCME Accredited Medical Schools:
Applications must be submitted through VSAS, the Visiting Student Application Service. Complete and send us a VSAS application and supporting documents with your preferred dates/site.

For more information on VSAS, please visit or contact VSAS at or (202) 478-9878.

Instructions for Students Attending Osteopathic Medical Schools:
Osteopathic medical students are requested to apply for an elective clerkship rotation by downloading the NSLIJ Elective Application and submitting the completed application along with the documents listed below for consideration.

  • Dean's Letter of Approval
  • Proof of Malpractice Insurance/Personal Health Insurance
  • Current CV
  • Current Medical School Transcript
  • Medical Clearance Form
  • Blank Evaluation Form

Off-Shore/Foreign Medical Schools:
We are not accepting Off-Shore/Foreign Medical students at this time.

NOTE: Application and supporting documents should be submitted a minumum of 90 days prior to the desired dates of rotation. Incomplete applications/documents will not be considered.