US and Canadian Visiting Medical Students

​​​The University of Washington School of Medicine will begin accepting applications for the 2018-2019 academic year on March 1, 2019. 

MD and DO students from participating schools may apply through VSAS, the Visiting Student Application Service. For more information on VSAS, please visit or contact VSAS at or 202.478.9878.

Canadian students from LCME accredited schools may submit the paper application. Please email to request a copy of the application form for Canadian students.

The VSAS Elective Catalog will be viewable starting on Feb 1, 2019. We will begin accepting applications for the 2019-2020 academic year on March 1, 2019. Scheduling is done by the clinical departments and will not begin until May 2019. Elective availability for visiting students will not be known until May when UW student scheduling is completed.

Questions can be directed to the Visiting Student Program Coordinator at

Credit for visiting rotations will be issued by the home institution, not by the University of Washington.