Visiting Students Application Information & Coordinators

Student Elective Coordinator

Elective
Coordinator
Email
Phone Number

Anesthesiology

Cathy Lobue

Internal Medicine

Nidia Rodriguez

Neurology

Maria Murga

Neurosurgery

Samantha Phu

OB-GYN

Meelah Abuel

Caroline Boyd

Orthopaedic Surgery

Stacey Wilson

Pediatrics

Gelline Anne Ibarrola

Psychiatry

Gina Collins

Radiation Oncology

Tanesha Whitehead

Surgery

Portia D. McDuffie

Urology

Soomie Chi

Butch Bascar

General Information

Notification and Acceptance Process

Student coordinators contact the student applicant with an elective offer. The applicant must respond to accept the offer and submit an online payment of $75 within 3 days from the time the offer was made in order for enrollment to actually take place.

Processing Fee

$75 per elective

Payment

Cancellations and Refunds

The elective fee is nonrefundable or transferable to another elective.

Course Catalog

Visiting students will be considered for senior clinical electives only. Core clinical clerkships are not available to visiting students.

Evaluation

Visiting students should upload their home school's evaluation to VSAS or bring a copy with them for completion by the elective sponsor.

Correspondence

All correspondence with Cedars-Sinai regarding the status of your elective request and inquiries regarding availability of a specific elective will be addressed by the Student Program Coordinator in the service for which you are applying.

Parking

Parking fee is $20 for the term of the elective. Students will need to pay this fee directly to the Parking Office on their first day of rotation.

Housing

Have Questions or Need Help?

Medical Education Office
8797 Beverly Blvd., Suite 250
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Elsa N. Aguilar