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Electives at the University of Illinois College of Medicine allow students to explore specialized areas of study and pursue their particular interests. Whether you’re interested in advanced clinical skills, research, or community outreach, there’s an elective course for you.

Students can choose from a variety of electives in areas such as cardiology, neurology, radiology, pediatrics, and surgery, among others. The college’s flexible approach to electives allows students to tailor their curriculum to their career goals and interests, ensuring they gain the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as medical professionals.