Visiting Student Program

Applicant Eligibility

Visiting students are eligible for electives at CUMC if they meet all the following criteria:

  1. Currently enrolled in their final year of medical school at one of the following:
    1. Ben Gurion University,
    2. International Exchange Affiliation (must be pre-approved by home school),
    3. LCME-accredited school in the US/Canada,
    4. Osteopathic school, or
    5. Sackler School of Medicine New York Program.
  2. Completed at least 4-6 core clerkships in Internal Medicine, Surgery, and 2 other specialties (including the elective specialty in which they are applying, where available).

Eligibility for specific electives is denoted in the OASIS catalog for Visiting Students.

Elective Application Instructions

All eligible visiting students will use OASIS to submit their application. Please register and follow the instructions within the application portal here. Note that requirements vary slightly depending on student level.

  • Part A: Confirmation of Eligibility
    • Register with OASIS based on your student group, and complete Steps 1-4.
  • Part B: Institutional Review*
    *More information about Part B will be sent out to students after placement in an elective. Applicants should focus on submitting their Part A application by their desired elective deadline.
    • Required application documents include, but are not limited to: your signed Part A and Immunization form, CV, Official Transcript, Photo, and etc.
    • Decisions will be made around 4-6 weeks prior to start of desired elective month(s).

 

CUMC Visiting Student Program Application & Decision Timelines  

Application & Decision Timelines

Desired Month Opening Date Part A Submission Deadline Decisions Made (Estimate)
January 2020 11/1/19 11/15/19 Last week of Nov 2019
February 2020 11/1/19 12/13/19 mid-December 2019
March 2020 Not available to visiting students.
April 2020 Not available to visiting students.
May 2020 2/2/20 3/2/20 mid-March 2020
June 2020 2/1/20 4/1/20 mid-April 2020
July 2020 2/1/20 5/1/20 mid-May 2020
August 2020 2/1/20 6/1/20 mid-June 2020
September 2020 2/1/20 7/1/20 mid-July 2020
October 2020 2/1/20 8/3/20 mid-August 2020
November 2020 7/1/20 9/1/20 mid-September 2020
December 2020 7/1/20 10/1/20 mid-October 2020

VP&S Electives Schedule

Please review our UserVoice article on scheduling and start dates.

Visiting Student Catalog

Explore the Visiting Student Course Catalog on Oasis.

Visiting Student FAQ

For additional information, explore the Visiting Student Program FAQ section on Knowledge Base.

Housing at CUMC

During the busy summer months, visiting students can review housing options on or near campus using Rotating Room. Housing may also be available on-campus from October through April of each year through the CUMC Housing Office.