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VSAS is an AAMC application designed to make it easier for medical students to apply for senior electives at other U.S. medical schools. This service requires students to submit just one application for all schools, effectively reducing paperwork, miscommunication, and time for students and school staff.
AAMC Careers in Medicine
a career planning program designed to help you choose a medical specialty and select and apply to a residency program. This four-phase process will guide you through the elements of career planning, including self-understanding, exploring a variety of medical careers, and finally choosing a specialty to meet your career objectives.
GW SMHS Office of Student Professional Enrichment
The Opportunity database provides students with information on hundreds of regional, national and international programs offered in various specialties and disciplines by nationally recognized organizations. The database includes long-term training programs such as research fellowships, shorter term programs for elective and summer study, international opportunities, conference schedules and award programs.
International Healthcare Opportunities Clearinghouse (IHOC)
Designed for health-care professionals and students who are interested in volunteer work with underserved communities at home or abroad.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Medical Student Electives
Experience biomedical research in a unique clinical environment. The Clinical Electives Program consists of structured clinical electives and customized research electives for third- and fourth-year medical students.
NIH Medical Research Scholars Program
Conduct clinical and/or translational research under the mentorship of senior clinical investigators at the NIH in this year-long training program for creative, research-oriented medical students.