Visiting Medical Students

Each year, UIC’s OB/GYN department hosts medical students from all over the country in one of our four offered electives: Gynecology, Gynecology Oncology, Maternal Fetal Medicine, and Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Selection of students is based on curriculum vitae, medical school transcript grades, USMLE Step 1 scores, space availability and interest in matching at University of Illinois at Chicago as demonstrated in our supplemental application question.

How to apply

You can apply directly through the AAMC Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) program. Please note, applications that do not have the required supplemental application will be considered incomplete and will not be considered. You can only apply to one elective. Once your elective has been confirmed, changes or rescheduling of electives is not permitted.

Important Deadlines

Clerkship period desired                                 Application Deadline

June-August                                                              April 15th

September-November                                         July 15th

December-February                                             October 15th

March-May                                                                January 15th

Applications are not processed prior to the application deadline.

Supplemental Application Question:

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s department of Obstetrics and Gynecology prides itself in its mission to advance health care for our patients and communities and promote health equity. We are interested in developing the next generation of healthcare leaders. Please describe your interest in pursuing an elective at our institution.

For more information:

Rocio Cazares – Obstetrics & Gynecology Interim Elective Coordinator

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

820 South Wood Street, M/C 808

Chicago, IL 60612

Email: [email protected]


Expenses and Housing Information: 

Students are responsible for supplying a short lab coat and arranging meals and living accommodations.  Students may wish to contact the following for assistance:

UIC CAMPUS (extremely limited availability)

Campus Housing
818 South Wolcott Street
Chicago, IL 60612

Phone: (312) 355 – 6300 Fax: (312) 355 – 6304
E-mail: [email protected]