Visiting Medical Student (U.S.)


  • Contact the Visiting Student Coordinator, Rebecca Heffner with questions.


  • visit from an LCME accredited medical school
  • currently in the 4th year of medical school
  • proficient in the English language
  • completed all core clerkship rotations (medicine, surgery, ob-gyn, peds, & psychiatry)

Length of Visitation

  • the application must include the student's desired timeframe and area of interest


  • a UofC faculty member must agree to sponsor the student's visit (sponsorship means that the faculty member will oversee the work of the student and evaluate their performance


  • provide a letter of good-standing (no more than one page in length) from their medical school, including a school seal
  • show proof of current hospitalization insurance coverage
  • provide proof of current malpractice coverage (not less than $1 million per incident/$3 million aggregate)


  • click here to complete, sign and submit the proper forms a minimum of 6 weeks in advance: Pritzker Visiting Students
  • complete the Student Care Center's Immunization Form and provide proof of immunity to measles, mumps, ruebella, hepatitis B, varicella, tetanus and tuberculosis certified by a health care official
  • if approved the student will need to complete the Medical Center's HIPAA training upon arrival