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Visiting Students

Visiting Students

Application requests for the 2015-16 Academic Year are now being accepted.

Academic Blocks for 2015-2016 (click here)

Please allow at least two (2) weeks for the processing of your completed application. Acceptance notifications will not be made by the departments BEFORE MARCH 23, 2015

Students who have completed their core clinical training at their home schools may apply for an elective experience at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine as a visiting North American applicant.

Application request

The course catalog is online so you can review course information and become familiar with other important information.

Academic Blocks for 2014-2015

Background Clearances

Campus Map
Student Coordinator Listing
Supplemental Document Requirements
Exposure Incident Reporting for Visiting Students
Application Instructions
Required Document Checklist

If you have issues or questions about the application process, the preferred means of communication is via e-mail

Please note: If you are a visiting student interested in participating in an Internal Medicine elective experience at UPMC Mercy, you must contact Debra Bodner via email: or 412-232-8034 to discuss their specific application process.

Visiting International Applicants

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

Student Coordinator Listing (individuals responsible for electives within specific departments)

Prospective Medical Students

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

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