QUICK LINKS
MAIN MENU
CONNECT WITH US

Procedures For Visiting Students

Applications will be accepted via Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS) beginning in early April.

Please note we need at least 30 days to process your request.

A visiting student may not displace a University of Florida student from any elective. For this reason, visiting students may not be accepted for an elective until mid-May. Visiting students generally will not be approved for more than one rotation in an academic year at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville.

To participate as a visiting student, you must:

  • Be a fourth year student in good standing at a medical school which is accredited by the COCA or LCME and which is a member, or an affiliated member, of the Association of American Medical Colleges.
  • Have the permission of your academic dean to take an extramural course outside the institution in which you are enrolled.
  • All students must complete all application requirements listed on the UF College of Medicine - Jacksonville VSAS Institution Page. The University of Florida may provide visiting students with malpractice insurance coverage.
  • Wear proper business attire, white laboratory coats, and your home school identification badge if participating in clinical rotations.

Electives

Search Electives: Student Rotations by Department

Elective Schedule:

For more information on electives offered at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, please contact the Office of Educational Affairs at (904) 244-5128 or Dani.Brown@jax.ufl.edu.

Housing

Online housing options are provided to assist in your search for off-campus housing in the Jacksonville area. Please contact the medical student coordinator with any additional questions.

Click here for procedures for students from non LCME or COCA accredited institutions.

News & Announcements

Trauma patient credits UF Health Jacksonville for his survival  - Thumb

Trauma patient credits UF Health Jacksonville for his survival

2/1/2017

Editor’s note: Brian Lynn was the patient honoree at the 2017 A Night for Heroes gala, an annual event that benefits UF Health Tr... [full story]

Research connects overeating during national events to medical problems - Thumb

Research connects overeating during national events to medical problems

1/27/2017

Overeating during national holidays and major sporting events could lead to serious medical issues requiring emergency intervention. Th... [full story]

Freezing knee pain away  - Thumb

Freezing knee pain away

1/9/2017

Jeremy Coleman, MD, is the only provider in the area using iovera°, a non-surgical treatment that harnesses cold the... [full story]

New dean of UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville arrives - Thumb

New dean of UF College of Medicine – Jacksonville arrives

1/3/2017

The University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville began a new chapter in its history today with the official... [full story]

Upcoming Events

Feb 22

Sentinel injuries and no hit zones

From 7:45 AM until 9:00 AM

Feb 22
Feb 22

Teaching Under Time Constraints

From 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM

Feb 24

Clinical Pathology Conference

From 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM

Feb 28

IRB Meeting

From 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM