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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
MD Education

2020-2021 Rotation Calendar

2020-2021 Academic Year Calendar

Please see below for the rotation dates for visiting students for the 2020-2021 academic year.

*Note: due to COVID-19, the start of the academic year was delayed, and Blocks 13, 14, 15, and 16 have been moved one week later than originally scheduled.

Applications will automatically close in VSAS eight weeks (56 days) prior to the rotation start date. No further applications will be accepted after that time.

Rotation Block

Rotation Dates

VSAS Closes

Block 13*

May 11 – June 5, 2020

Monday, March 16, 2020

Block 14*

June 8 – July 3, 2020

Monday, April 13, 2020

Block 15*

July 6 – 31, 2020

Monday, May 11, 2020

Block 16*

August 3 – 28, 2020

Monday, June 8, 2020

Block 17

August 31 – September 25, 2020

Monday, July 6, 2020

Block 18

September 28 – October 23, 2020

Monday, August 3, 2020

Block 19

October 26 – November 20, 2020

Monday, August 31, 2020

Block 20

November 23 – December 18, 2020
(Off November 26-29, 2020 for Thanksgiving holiday)

Monday, September 28, 2020

Block 21

January 4 – 29, 2021

Monday, November 9, 2020

Block 22

February 1 – 26, 2021

Monday, December 7, 2020

Block 23

March 1 – 26, 2021

Monday, January 4, 2021

Block 24

March 29 – April 23, 2021

Monday, February 1, 2021