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Medical Students:
Information and FAQ for
Visiting Medical Students

Visiting medical students are encouraged to apply for a clerkship elective by sending a request for the elective, a copy of their transcripts and USMLE Step 1 scores to  Kim Mabee (206-543-2474; fax 206-543-2958; kmabee@u.washington.edu).

Frequently Asked Questions

What sites are available for visiting medical students for the clerkship?
The visiting students will be assigned to one of two Seattle sites; Harborview Medical Center (HMC) or University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC).
Can I do a two week elective clerkship?
Priority for clerkship positions are given to students applying for 4 week positions. You may be approved for a two week elective if there is availability.
How will I be evaluated during the clerkship?
Performance in the clerkship will be graded either "high pass", "pass" or "fail". The option to pursue an "honors grade" is available for those who write and submit an "honors paper". A faculty member will complete an evaluation based on feedback received during your rotation if that is required by your home institution.
How far in advance do I need to apply?
Eight weeks or more would be required.
What options are available for housing for visiting students?
Housing will need to be arranged by the student. If accepted for a clerkship, the clerkship coordinator can provide a list of Seattle residents that offer housing to visiting medical students..

More Information

Please see the following page for additional information, guidelines and policies for participation in our clerkship training programs.

Questions?

Contact  Kim Mabee (206-543-2474; fax 206-543-2958; kmabee@u.washington.edu).