Thomas Jefferson University

Clinical Electives Course Guide

NOTICE: As of March 16, 2020 no Visiting Students (domestic or international) will be permitted to come for clinical rotations due to Corona Virus (COVID-19) until at least June 30, 2020.  This policy may change as the threat changes.

International Visitors must apply at least 6 months in advance per regular policies.

For the most recent CDC COVID-19 information, please visit the
CDC's Coronavirus web site.

Thank you for your interest in taking an elective at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. We accept students in their final year of training from both LCME approved schools (U.S. and Canadian medical schools) and international medical colleges that Sidney Kimmel Medical College has a formal affiliation with.

Domestic Students: Application materials must be submitted via VSAS for all for rotations starting April 2020.  

International Students: The application is available for download on our website and must be mailed or emailed to the address below.  Note: students at International Medical Schools cannot apply through VSAS:

   or mailed to:

Thomas Jefferson University
RE: Visiting Student Clinical Electives
1015 Walnut Street
Curtis Building, Suite 115
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Elective Dates and available clinical courses are available in the 2020-2021 Visting Student Clinical Course Guide. Students must adhere to the time periods set by Thomas Jefferson University.

If you have any questions about clinical electives at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, please email