New York University School of Medicine offers electives to students enrolled in LCME & COCA accredited institutions who meet the following requirements:
- Completed appropriate prerequisite for the elective they wish to take.
- Completed training in Universal Precautions as required by OSHA and HIPAA training.
- Completed Basic Life Support certification.
- Provide proof of malpractice insurance coverage by their school
- Submit proof of personal health insurance.
- Submit a NYU Visiting Student Medical Clearance Form.
- Obtain permission of the Dean of their medical School to take an elective.
- Obtain approval by the Office of the Dean, New York University School of Medicine
Students enrolled in COCA-accredited (Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation) Osteopathic Schools may contact the Preceptor/Coordinator for the elective they are interested in scheduling regarding eligibility. Eligible applicants will follow the same application procedure as students enrolled in LCME schools.
Applications can be downloaded from the Visiting Student Application section.
Forward requests and applications to the Elective Coordinator/Preceptor for the Department you are interested in scheduling an elective. Contact information is available in the Elective Catalogue section. Make certain that the name, department, and address are clearly indicated.
New York University School of Medicine
550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016
545 First Avenue, Suite 6M, New York, NY10016
462 First Avenue, New York, NY10016
Hospital for Joint Disease
301 East 17th Street, New York, NY10003
408 First Avenue, New York, NY10010
All visiting students must register with the Office of Registration/Student Records located at Greenberg Hall, 545 First Avenue (directly opposite Main Building), 6th Floor - Suite 6M. New York University School of Medicine charges a one time $125.00 registration fee payable at registration (check or money order only) on the first day of your elective.
Students enrolled in non-LCME Medical schools should view the Visiting Student non-LCME section.