Zucker School of Medicine

Visiting Students

You can begin browsing elective opportunities in VSLO on April 15th and can begin submitting applications on May 1st. 

Due to high volume of interest, we cannot accept telephone calls regarding the status of your application. You will be notified through VSLO of any updates. Please email any questions to: SOMregistrar@hofstra.edu.

Please note: If you are interested in a visiting rotation in Urology, Orthopedic Surgery, or in Psychiatry: Zucker Visiting Elective for Students Underrepresented in Psychiatry, and wish to apply earlier than our school's VSLO opening date, please email us at SOMregistrar@hofstra.edu. We will put you in touch with the department.

All students attending US LCME accredited medical schools or COCA accredited AACOM member colleges are required to use the AAMC Visiting Student Learning Opportunities service (VSLO) to apply for Zucker School of Medicine rotations. 

**Due to the volume of applications, we do not accept applicants from foreign medical schools that do not already have an affiliation agreement with the Zucker School of Medicine.


Elective Rotation Dates

June 3 – June 30, 2024
July 1 – July 28, 2024
July 29 – August 25, 2024
August 26 – September 22, 2024
September 23 – October 20, 2024
October 21 – November 17, 2024
November 18 – December 15, 2024
January 6 – February 2, 2025
February 3 – March 2, 2025
March 3 – March 30, 2025
March 31 – April 27, 2025