Medical Students & Graduates

Make our clinical experiences part of your medical journey. Join our network of 4,000+ IMGs and medical students from over 115 countries who have rotated with AMO.

How to Secure Your AMO Clinical Experience

No matter the inspiration behind your experience, AMO makes securing a clinical experience easy! Book any type of USCE, including medical electives, observerships, externships, clerkships, virtual rotations, and more, all through a single process.



With an AMO account, you’ll be able to view and apply for our experiences.

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Filter our programs based on your preferences for specialty, location, and more. Questions?

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Select the experience and month. Click apply and we’ll process your application!

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Once accepted, save your seat by submitting a reservation payment. You will be notified of your acceptance via email.

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We’ll match you with an AMO Coach. They’ll assist you in securing a visa and provide suggestions on housing, transportation, and insurance.

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Attend your rotation! Gain real-world experience, earn a letter of recommendation, and make professional connections.

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Step 1: Sign Up Icon
This icon indicates that students can sign up for international medical clinical rotations


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Step 2: Search Icon
This step indicates that users can search for medical electives abroad, medical work experience, volunteer programs, clerkships, and observerships in the US.


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Step 3: Apply Icon
Apply for your US rotation as an img today!


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Step 4: Reserve Icon
Reserve your medical observership or hands-on rotation to save your spot.


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Step 5: Enroll Icon
Enroll and find housing, transportation, and insurance to help you get your USCE


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Apply for Your U.S. Clinical Experience

When you enroll in a clinical experience, you set yourself up for success.

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The Benefits of Our Clinical Experiences

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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 core or 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.

Medical Trainees, Just Like You

Our Ambassadors began as medical trainees in search of U.S. clinical experiences. After their AMO rotations, they wanted to help spread the word.
Get to know our ambassadors or reach out with any questions you have about rotating.

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The AMO Experience

When you sign up for a clinical experience in the USA with AMO, you get it all.


You can view our clinical experiences by creating a free AMO account. With 70+ medical specialties and subspecialties to explore, we have something for everyone.

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AMO Advisors assist with the application process. Once you reserve your rotation, your Visitor Experience Coach will make sure you have everything you need to enjoy your clinical experience.

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Your AMO Dashboard is equipped with information and guides that will lead you to success. You can also submit application and enrollment documents through your AMO Dashboard.

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Our Rotations are Located Across the United States

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Program Types

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rotate in-person to complete your medical electives in the USA


Our U.S. in-person rotations, including medical electives, observerships, clerkships, and externships, provide medical students, graduates, and nurses with the opportunity to become a part of a cutting-edge healthcare system. Medical trainees are paired with a physician or hospital department to experience the practice of medicine in the U.S.

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We offer hands-on rotations and observerships virtually, so you can participate in a medical elective or core rotation from the comfort of your home.


Telehealth is the future of medicine, which is why we now offer virtual clinical experiences, including virtual medical electives and research experiences. These rotations follow the same format as in-person experiences but rely on audio and video streaming technology to connect visitors with precepting physicians, their patients, and other medical trainees.

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Rotate as a pre-med student; take electives that can help you study for the usmle.


Our pre-med shadowing experiences are available to undergraduate students currently enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities. They provide participants with a realistic look at daily life as a healthcare professional. Earn the letters of evaluation you need to apply to medical school.

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Securing Your Visa

After you are accepted into your rotation, the next step is reserving. You will then need to obtain a visa, which is a critical step to entering the U.S. Don't worry—AMO can help! Once reserved, you can request a visa invitation letter, you will need to show to help secure your visa.

To receive your letter, you will also be asked to show proof of a scheduled visa interview. Take the first step now by filling out the required DS-160 Visa Application form at

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Looking for U.S. Medical Electives?

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

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What Past Visitors Have to Say

"For those who still don’t know if they should visit the U.S. for a clinical experience, I urge you not to waste any time. Just go for it! You won’t regret it! "

Rafael, Brazil

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"There are a few moments in your life that change it forever. My rotation with AMOpportunities was one of these moments."

Silvia, Brazil

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Akanksha at her rotation photo. Akanksha completed her USCE as an img from India.

"I came across AMOpportunities by chance. It’s funny how a whole new experience was waiting for me, and it was just a click away."

Akanksha, India

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"We developed a relationship that went beyond our clinical work and I will always be thankful for this experience."

Augusto, Italy

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"I would like to start out by thanking AMOpportunities and the coaches who were there at every step of this amazing opportunity."

Mohamed, Egypt

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"I am thankful to AMO for connecting me with such a great and unforgettable experience. My observership helped me live out my dream."

Besmira, Albania

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