Medical Student Electives
Information on electives may be found throughout this web site or by calling 216-778-5369 or e-mailing Kathleen Longley at email@example.com. All documents should be sent to: MetroHealth Medical Center Residency Support Office - A107 Attn: Kathleen Longley, 2500 MetroHealth Drive Cleveland, OH 44109-1998
PREREQUISITES FOR PARTICIPATION
Visiting medical students may apply for electives no sooner than four months prior to completion of all third year requirements.
Students must also include:
- USMLE Step 1 scores
- Proof of completion of their Core Clinical Clerkships prior to the participation in the elective rotation program
- Proof of good standing at their home school
- Proof of school's approval to participate in the desired elective
- Proof of required immunizations
- Proof of 4th year status at the time of their elective rotation
MetroHealth Medical Center will be using VSAS, the Visiting Student application Service, to receive visiting student applications. Applications may be submitted through VSAS starting on April 15, 2012. To apply to our institution, please complete and send us a VSAS application for your preferred electives and dates.
For more information on VSAS, please visit www.aamc.org/vsas or contact VSAS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-478-9878.
For students of LCME Recognized Caribbean Medical Schools, download and print the Medical Student Elective Application for a fourth-year elective at MetroHealth. Please follow the guidelines below in completing and submitting your application.
The application must contain all of the requested information from both the student and the medical school Dean from the student's school before the application will be considered. Your Dean's office must verify Core Clerkships completed.
Registration for an elective at MetroHealth Medical Center will be confirmed after the appropriate application materials have been received and approved. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed for consideration.
Malpractice and/or General Liability Insurance is not provided to visiting medical/dental students through the MetroHealth Medical Center or Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. THIS MUST BE PROVIDED BY THE STUDENT OR HIS/HER MEDICAL/DENTAL SCHOOL. The limits of liability must be no less than $1,000,000 per occurrence. A Certificate of Insurance MUST accompany your application.
CANCELLATION OF PARTICIPATION BY A STUDENT
All visiting students are asked to remember that House Staff and Attending Physician schedules are planned several months in advance. Final confirmation of acceptance is binding unless unforeseen circumstances make participation impossible; should this happen, students need to notify Kathleen Longley at (216) 778-5369 or email@example.com in the Residency Support Office at MetroHealth Medical Center immediately of their inability to participate.