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Core and Elective Rotations in US and Mexico

UAG students are able to participate in the clinical clerkships program developed by the Curriculum Committee. Students that participate in these programs must demonstrate the required talent and clinical skills to work in a hospital setting. Students have the option to apply for rotations in the U.S. starting in their third year.

Clinical Clerkships Application Process
  1. Rotations in US download application and submit it to, if you are applying for rotations in Mexico please download this version and submit it to
  2. Financial Aid will contact you with information on how to complete your loan process on time.
  3. Submit transcript fee payment in the amount of $50.00 dollars if the location you are applying to is requesting it. (If your application is approved your transcript will be granted automatically, there’s NO need to request this document in person).
  4. E-mail all required documentation to
  5. After you complete all the previous requirements and the School of Medicine has approved your application, a “Letter of Good Standing” will be issued and send to the host institution.
  6. If accepted, the host institution will send a provisional acceptance letter to UAG School of Medicine.
  7. ONCE ACCEPTED – Submit payment of Malpractice Insurance $800.00 USD by November 25, 2020. (Malpractice Insurance payment is not refundable and this can’t be paid with your student loans, please plan accordingly).
  8. After you have fulfilled all the above requirements and have passed all of your courses, UAG will issue a Clearance Letter to the Host Institution.
  9. Host Institution will issue a Final Acceptance Letter, and you will be able to start your clinical clerkships program.

For January 2021 semester application process: Starting Date August 24th, 2020 – Closing Date October 30th, 2020


$50 USD transcript fee (only if the location you are applying to is requesting it).

Note: transcript must cover in full the semester prior to the clerkship you are applying for, example: If you are applying for 5th semester core clerkships, your transcript must cover all of the 4th semester subjects. That means that your transcript will be printed at the end of the current semester.

  • 5th to 8th: ($700 USD per week ) AZ, CA, CO, IL, NV, NY
  • 5th to 8th: ($1,100 USD per week) St. Anthony Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • 5th to 8th: ($500 USD per week) PR (Ponce Health Sciences University, Hospital Menonita Guayama)
  • 5th to 8th: ($2,000 USD per semester) PR


-All Clinical Rotations at non-affiliated hospitals: $100 USD per week

Requirements for Letter of Good Standing:

– Satisfactory completion of all courses with a passing grade in all previous semesters.


  • If the student has any pending courses, the application will be rejected.
  • If the student fails a course in his current semester, the process will be on standby until extraordinary exams.
  • All students assigned to U.S. hospitals must be fluent in English.
  • Any student who has applied for a transfer to another medical school WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE for these programs.
  • Eligibility does not necessarily confer selection.
  • There is a 30 day cancellation notice required before the starting date, all requests after the first day of rotations will be penalized.
  • Orientation is mandatory for all students (no exceptions).
  • The starting date is a final set date with no exception to modify.

Selection, assignment, evaluation, fees and requirements to the programs, contact clinical clerkships office at

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