Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD Education

Prospective Visiting Students

Thank you for your interest in completing an away rotation at Northwestern University!

Each year, Visiting Student Programs at the Feinberg School of Medicine receive approximately 1,000 applications for a limited number of elective rotation spaces. Selection is based on medical school transcript grades, USMLE Step 1 score, and availability.

Eligible participants must be full-time, fourth year medical students in good standing at LCME-accredited US medical schools. Third-year students who have completed their core clerkships in medicine, surgery, pediatrics, and obstetrics are also eligible to apply.

With the exception of Global Partner students, all applications are accepted through the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS).

Please read through our website for more information on applying to complete an elective rotation at Northwestern University. Best of luck in the application process!