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Elective Program

Are you interested in the clinical elective program at Cleveland Clinic? Learn more about training with Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.
Why Train at Cleveland Clinic?

Why Train at Cleveland Clinic?

With a diverse patient population, group practice setting, and complex and unusual cases, Cleveland Clinic offers every student a unique learning experience with its clinical electives program. Eligible students who are in their final year of medical school and who meet the required criteria for academic credit are eligible for a life-changing four-week elective.

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Requirements, How To Apply & FAQ's

How To Apply | Cleveland Clinic Elective Program

How To Apply

Application process for the 2021-22 academic year will open April 15, 2021. All visiting students must complete the online application. Please check the FAQ section for changes related to COVID-19 and AAMC guidelines.

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Requirements | Cleveland Clinic Elective Program

Requirements

Learn more about the necessary requirements for ALL visiting students to be eligible for a clinical elective at Cleveland Clinic.

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FAQ's | Cleveland Clinic Elective Program

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to frequently asked questions regarding elective hours, date conflicts, evaluations, background checks and more.

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2021-2022 Academic Calendar for Visiting Students

2021-2022 Academic Calendar for Visiting Students

All rotations must be scheduled based on our academic calendar.

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Course Catalog, Orientation, Housing & Cleveland Clinic's Campus

Course Catalog & Academic Calendar

Learn more about the available courses offered through our partnership with Case Western Reserve University.

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Orientation

Find information about the required administrative orientation on the first day of your scheduled rotation.

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Housing & Campus

Learn more about on-campus and off-site housing options, as well as Cleveland Clinic's campus.

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Train in Florida

Complete your clinical elective at Cleveland Clinic Florida's main campus in Weston, FL.

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Looking for an Observership?

Looking for an Observership?

If you’re a practicing physician or medical student from outside the U.S., consider applying for an observership at Cleveland Clinic in a particular specialty.

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Scholarship for Underrepresented Students?

Scholarship for Underrepresented Students?

For those students interested in learning more about the scholarship for underrepresented students.

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