Information for Medical Students Seeking Elective Rotations at Drexel University College of Medicine

If you wish to apply for a rotation that begins prior to June 3, 2024, please email for instructions.  No phone calls please - Email only

Drexel University College of Medicine (DUCoM) uses the AAMC Visiting Student Learning Opportunities (VSLO) program for processing visiting student applications (see link:

Academic year 2024-2025:  Applications will be accepted beginning 4/26/24 for Psychiatry at Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville, and 5/15/24 for Pediatric electives at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.  Please refer to DUCoM’s Institution Overview page in VSLO for Timeline and Important Dates:  

Inquires to Drexel University College of Medicine should be addressed using the   
e-mail address:  For tracking purposes, when e-mailing please enter the following in the subject line: “Visiting Student” and then your full name.


All courses currently offered to Drexel medical students are listed on-line via the 2024-2025 Senior Course Catalog  For academic year 2024-2025, DUCoM offers Pediatric rotations at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and Psychiatry elective at Phoenixville to visiting students.  When viewing our course catalog, to find courses available to visiting students, search by Location.  The course descriptions notes if the rotation accepts visiting students with a “Yes” or “No” to “Will accept visiting students” meaning applications are, or are not accepted through Drexel’s VSLO.


Policies for Visiting Students:
Applications must be submitted through VSLO.  Note:  DUCOM’s eligibility requirements (pre-and post-decision requirements) are listed on our VSLO institution overview page


Visiting Students should familiarize themselves with the Drexel University College of Medicine Visiting Student Handbook prior to arrival and may access the Handbook at any time. 

Some visiting students may wish to schedule an elective rotation at one of our affiliated educational institutions. You may see them in the electives catalogue but will not see them in VSLO.  Drexel University College of Medicine can only schedule visiting students for rotations that are listed in VSLO.  If you wish to schedule a rotation at one of our affiliated educational institutions, please contact them directly.   
Thank you for your interest in scheduling an elective rotation at Drexel University College of Medicine.


Revised 05/16/2024