Visiting Medical Students

Month-long electives are available to qualified, active medical students, and are given on a first come, first served basis, coordinated through the office of student affairs to other universities.

Domestic & Affiliated International Students

All monthly visiting rotations are arranged online, on a first come, first served basis at the following website.

View the visiting student application.

View the visiting student elective catalogue.

International Students

Step 1

Please determine your affiliation status by checking if your school has an exchange program with Columbia University Medical Center. See the list of affiliated schools.

Step 2

Affiliated students please follow procedures described above under "Domestic & Affiliated International Medical Students".

View the instructions for non-affiliated students. Please feel free to contact our department to answer any remaining questions.


Chavelle Barnett, BS
Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 212-305-1326
Fax: 212-305-6978