Beginning with the 2012- 2013 academic year Albany Medical College will only be accepting students who are eligible to apply throught VSAS.
Welcome! As you embark on your final year of medical school, we hope that you will take this opportunity to consider Albany Medical College’s (AMC) fourth year elective program. AMC invites students who are completing their final year and who are in good academic standing with their home school to participate in this competitive and reputable program. AMC offers, 50 visiting student elective spots per year. Prospective students must also obtain their institution’s approval which will enable them to pursue their desired elective at AMC. Elective applications must be submitted no later than 90 days prior to the start of the requested elective period.REQUIREMENTS
All Applications must be completed and submitted thru VSAS.
A student is not considered approved for his/her chosen elective until he/she receives written confirmation from the Office of Academic Affairs.
Each student may only take up to eight weeks of elective time during the academic year. The desired elective dates that the visiting student selects must correspond with AMC’s elective periods, which can be found here.
Lastly, room, board and meals are the responsibility of the visiting student and are not provided by AMC.
Any questions that you may have can be directed to: