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The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) accepts applications through VSAS (Visiting Student Application Service) for senior medical students attending an LCME-accredited medical school or COCA-accredited osteopathic medical school seeking to take an MCW 4-week elective for credit.

Eligibility and application requirements: VSAS Host Institution Information
4-week elective rotations offered: VSAS Elective Catalog

The Office of the Registrar manages the applications and scheduling for visiting senior medical students taking a 4-week elective for credit. We do not manage observerships or any other types of visiting student placement.

The status of your application is communicated through VSAS. Please do not contact our office for application status update. We also ask that you do not contact the departments regarding your application, the Office of the Registrar is responsible for your application and placement.

Office of the Registrar
(414) 955-8733

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Page Updated 03/26/2018