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Canadian Students

Eligible Canadian medical students will not use VSLO and should apply using the following documents:

Canadian School Applications must be complete and received 60 days prior to the elective start date. No exceptions.

Additional required documents include:

  1. a completed Weill Medical College Application for Elective Study
  2. Section II of the application must be completed by the Dean of Student/Academic Affairs, and must be affixed with the seal of the candidate’s institution.
  3. a written statement from the Dean of Student/Academic Affairs, stating that the student is in good academic standing and is approved to do an away-elective
  4. a non-refundable processing fee of $100.00 (check or money order only) made payable to Weill Cornell Medical College
  5. a completed Weill Cornell Medical College Health Statement for Visiting Medical Students
  6. Proof of personal health insurance coverage (photocopy of your policy or membership card) - your personal health insurance must cover you for the term of your elective at Weill Cornell Medical College.
  7. an official transcript of medical school coursework in a sealed envelope
  8. a current CV

All the above materials must be sent together in a single envelope to the address below. Incomplete applications will be returned.

Office of the Registrar; Attn: Brooke Rawson
Weill Cornell Medical College
1300 York Ave, C-118
New York, NY 10065

Canadian Student Application Process

Canadian students may enroll in a maximum of eight (8) weeks of electives. We will do our best to register you for the elective of your choice; however, given the high level of interest in elective study at Weill Cornell, students are advised to provide several alternative elective choices and/or rotation blocks. As a reminder, only dates in accordance with the Weill Cornell Medical College Academic Calendar will be considered.

Office of Admissions 445 East 69th Street
Room 104
New York, NY 10021 (212) 746-1067

Office of Medical Education 1300 York Avenue, Room C-118 New York, NY 10065 (212) 746-1050