Applying for Away Electives with VSAS®

Clinical “away” electives can provide exposure to new educational experiences and a chance to explore residency opportunities. The Visiting Student Application Service® (VSAS®) streamlines the application process for fourth year away electives at U.S. medical institutions.

National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®)

The National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®), or The Match®, is a private, non-profit organization established in 1952 at the request of medical students to provide an orderly and fair mechanism for matching the preferences of applicants for U.S. residency positions with the preferences of...

Extramural Electives Compendium

The Extramural Electives Compendium is a searchable database containing information about elective opportunities at AAMC-member medical schools in the United States.
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Careers in Medicine

Gaining hands-on experience is vital to choosing a specialty that will fit best for you. Beyond required clerkships and elective rotations, research experiences or other clinical opportunities can be a valuable source of specialty information. Learn about fellowships, internships, summer...

FREIDA Online®

FREIDA Online®, the AMA Residency & Fellowship Database® allows you to search for residencies and fellowships from more than 10,000 programs—all accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Use enhanced search features to determine how programs will...
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Summer Makeup Course Directory

The Summer Makeup Course Directory lists opportunities for summer course work at U.S. medical schools accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).

SF Match

The SF Match has provided residency and fellowship matching services to specialties and subspecialties across the spectrum of medicine. Our easy to use applicant review and ranking process has a proven record of success and our Centralized Application Service makes the processing,...

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC)

The AFMC Student Portal is a bilingual information hub and centralized application service for visiting electives for all Canadian faculties of medicine. Services are offered for Canadian and international undergraduate medical students. 

Urology Residency Match Program

For more than 25 years, the American Urological Association has overseen the Urology Residency Match Program (a.k.a. Urology Match) for residency positions. Annually, the Urology Residency Match consists of approximately 450 highly competitive applicants that apply for nearly 290 positions...

State Authorization (SARA)

State authorization laws are constantly changing, and many states have exemptions for clinical rotations. The AAMC has put together these resources about state authorization and the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) to help institutions and students understand these issues.  ...

AAMC Standardized Immunization Form

Uniform Clinical Training Agreement