U.S. Medical Electives:
The Choice is Yours

With 250+ programs in 70+ specialties and subspecialties, AMO gives you more to choose from.

Finding your Elective Clerkship with AMO

Find your medical elective and apply for free in just four easy steps:

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Which U.S. Elective is Right for You? The Choice is Truly Yours.

With guaranteed seating at top U.S. hospitals and clinics, AMO empowers you to decide the U.S. clinical experience you want. Simply find your medical elective, apply, and rotate.

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The Benefits of Our Medical Electives

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Earn an LoR to validate your medical work experience abroad and help you when applying to the match.

Earn a Letter of Recommendation

Use this document to build your Match application for residency in the U.S. or use it in your home country when applying for jobs.
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Earn credit for your core and medical electives completed in the USA.

Fulfill Academic Requirements

Earn medical elective credits so you can move one step closer to becoming a physician while enhancing your resume/CV. We work with international and U.S. medical schools to make sure you get credit.
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Gain skills from your clinical experience medical electives to help you on the USMLE

Gain Medical Knowledge and Skills

Learn about a new area of medicine, practice your medical English, and develop specific skills under the supervision of esteemed U.S. physicians.
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Complete your US elective and core rotations and experience a new culture.

Explore a New Healthcare System and Culture

Experience the U.S. healthcare system during the week and spend the weekends exploring the communities near your rotation site or preparing for the USMLE.

“The most memorable part about my AMO rotation was to get to work with people from another culture and different backgrounds but with the same passion and love for medicine.”

Alejandro, Mexico
Orthopedic Surgery—Chicago, Illinois

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Our Rotations are Located Across the United States

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During Your U.S. Elective, You’re Not Alone

From browsing to booking, AMO provides you with the guidance you need to rotate with confidence.

With AMO, you benefit from:

  • Guaranteed seating through our partnerships with top U.S. hospitals and schools
  • A dedicated Advisor to help you find a medical elective best suited to your needs
  • A personal Coach to be your AMO contact throughout your rotation; they will help with securing a visa and housing accommodations, and help answer questions that arise
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In-Person or Virtual Clinical Electives

Rotate where you want, whenever you’re ready.

As a foreign medical student, your U.S. clinical elective should be your perfect fit. That’s why we offer medical elective rotations across the U.S. that will allow you to immerse yourself in the U.S. healthcare system. You can gain skills in telehealth with a virtual medical elective from the comfort of home.

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“My doctor’s teaching reached beyond the scope of medicine and into other practical aspects of our professional lives. What I found especially helpful is that he chose to use personal examples to help prepare us for the road ahead in residencies and fellowships.”

Aman, Pakistan
Cardiology—Evanston, Illinois

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Popular Medical Electives

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internal medicine

Those who specialize in internal medicine work with patients of all ages. Internists help patients with a variety of conditions and help monitor chronic illnesses.
Learn more about internal medicine.

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emergency medicine

Emergency Medicine treats health issues that need immediate care. Those in emergency medicine work out of hospital emergency departments.
Learn more about emergency medicine.

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Cardiology

Cardiology is a branch of internal medicine that treats the heart and blood vessels. Cardiologists provide preventative treatments or perform procedures to reduce heart disease.
Learn more about cardiology.

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obgyn

Obstetrics and Gynecology focuses on the female reproductive system and pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, and postpartum health.
Learn more about OBGYN.

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