Medical Education

The University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Orthopaedics accepts visiting medical students from LCME-approved, osteopathic, and affiliated foreign institutions. Students must have completed the prerequisite M3 core clerkships prior to starting the 4 week elective.
Students interested in applying for an Orthopaedic or Sports Medicine elective should email Susan as noted below to obtain the required application materials and the current set rotation block dates. We do not currently participate in VSAS.
Rotation blocks fill on a 1st come basis. Application processing will only begin after the completed application is received and all requirements are met. Missing documents will delay processing.

Domestic students, please contact:

Janice Patton – Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Elective Coordinator
Department of Orthopaedics, M/C 844
835 South Wood Street, Room E270
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 312-996-0223

International Students

Please visit the International Visiting Students page.