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Visiting Students

Domestic Visiting Students

Students who have completed their core clinical training and will be in the fourth year of medical education at their LCME- or AOA- accredited home institution in North America may apply for an elective experience at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine as a Domestic Visiting Student Applicant.

If you have any questions, please contact us at:

Due to the high volume of applicants, we request that you do not phone our office. We can most efficiently route your questions and assist you via the email box. Thank you.

Important Dates

2017-2018 Visiting Electives Calendar

February 6, 2017 - Applications for 2017-2018 are available

March 20, 2017 - Acceptance notifications begin for students with complete applications recieved and verified by Student Affairs*

After March 20, visiting applications will conitinue to be accepted throughout the year where slots are still available. See our course catalog for slots remaining.

Review course information and other important information in our course catalog: UPSOM Course Catalog.
For department- or course- specific questions, contact the department's student coordinator:Student Coordinator Listing by Department



Information on required background clearances - Updated 02/07/2017

Information on required immunizations

Supplemental Requirements: Required by specific departments only. Please check the link for details.


Visiting UPSOM


After you have reviewed the information above, you may request an application here on or after February 6, 2017: Online Domestic Visiting Student Application Request


Visiting International Applicants

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine provides opportunities for a limited number of visiting international applicants from approved institutions.


Prospective Medical Students

Prospective Medical Students are invited to visit the School of Medicine Office of Admissions and Financial Aid »

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