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The community invests in Dell Med. In return, it’s our responsibility — one we take seriously — to be agents for change and to show real impact.
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We recruit and train physician leaders as comfortable taking on systemic challenges in health as caring for individual patients.
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Improving Care. Improving Health.
We’re here to make health — including health care — better. The end goal is a complete revolution in how people get and stay healthy.
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We reward creative thinking and encourage rapid experimentation, using collaborative programs to speed promising research to market.
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True health demands that the whole work in harmony, which is why we’re dedicated to partnership. Indeed, we can’t achieve our goals without it.
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We’re rethinking the role of academic medicine in improving health — and doing so with a unique focus on our community.
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Visiting Students

Get the Dell Med Experience

Fourth-year medical students from institutions accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or American Osteopathic Association are eligible to complete an elective course as part of the school’s Graduate Medical Education program if admitted. Submit your application starting April 1 using the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS). Applications are due no later than six weeks prior to the start of the rotation.

Our Electives

Elective rotations take place for four weeks at locations throughout Austin. As a visiting student, you will also have access to supplemental training events and resources offered by the school. Housing is not provided for visiting students, but our team can offer guidance upon your acceptance.

Application Details

The Office of Student Affairs processes applications on a rolling basis, and decisions are communicated no later than four weeks before the rotation begins. To learn about the application process and see your status, visit VSAS.

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Status as a fourth-year medical student at an institution accredited by the LCME or American Osteopathic Association
  • Good academic standing
  • Completion of your school’s clinical core clerkships
  • A passing score in either the USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Level 1 (various electives may require a higher score)