The Department of Pediatrics at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA offers a six-week clinical clerkship at the following sites:
For detailed information about the clerkship, please access the Medical School website at: http://medschool.ucla.edu/current-clinical-curriculum.
We are pleased to offer the Visiting Elective Scholarship Program (VESP) for the academic year of 2021-2022, which provides financial support to senior U.S. medical students who are traditionally underrepresented in medicine, and who are interested in applying to UCLA for a senior clinical elective.
We anticipate being able to host visiting students for the 2021-2022 academic year, in accordance with the recommendations provided by the Coalition for Physician Accountability. This would also be contingent on approval from our affiliated sites to host visiting students and abide by these recommendations. The recommendations are as follows:
For the 2021-22 academic year, away rotations resume no earlier than August 1, 2021, with the following guidance:
Our 2021-2022 VSLO/VSAS catalog will prospectively open on Monday, May 3rd for applications for electives with start dates of Monday, August 2nd or later. At this time, these recommendations are only for students at US medical schools that utilize VSLO/VSAS. Our visiting student program for our international partners remains on hold until further notice.
The Coalition will be releasing another update on or before April 15th, either confirming that August 1 remains an acceptable start date or creating a new start date.
The Department of Pediatrics at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA offers a wide variety of senior medical students electives in Pediatrics. For detailed information about the electives we offer, please access the DGSOM website at: http://medschool.ucla.edu/current-visiting-students. This site contains all course descriptions and application instructions. We require that students complete and pass all core clerkships to be eligible to apply for senior electives.
Electives are offered in 3 week blocks in Westwood and UCLA's affiliated campuses and ambulatory sites, as follows:
UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Kaiser Permanente Sunset Medical Center
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