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Visiting Students

Visiting Medical Students

Thank you for your interest in the University of Iowa Department of Neurology! The department offers 4th-year medical students enrolled in other LCME-accredited medical schools the opportunity to complete away neurology rotations at Iowa during the months of July through October. The rotation offered is Advanced Inpatient Sub-Internship in Neurology (NEUR:8404), a four-week course. These rotations are approved and arranged by the department. Applications will be accepted beginning January 1-March 31. List of current courses and information (see Advanced Clerkships: Course Descriptions). At this time, we cannot accept applications from osteopathic medicine students.

Students should submit the following in a PDF to Lucy Fasano:

  1. Name
  2. Class year
  3. E-mail
  4. Phone
  5. Name of Medical School
  6. Name of Undergraduate School/Degree
  7. Medical School Transcript (unofficial)
  8. Current CV
  9. USMLE Scores
  10. Desired Course
  11. Statement of Interest*

*Please submit 250 words or fewer on why you are interested in completing a neurology rotation at the University of Iowa.

Following tentative approval from the Department of Neurology, the applicant should complete the Carver College of Medicine (CCOM) application. The rotation is not officially approved until both the departmental and CCOM applications are completed and approved.

UI Underrepresented in Medicine Visiting Student Elective Program

The University of Iowa (UI) Underrepresented in Medicine Visiting Student Elective Program offers a stipend of up to $2500 to support 4-week visiting electives for medical students from backgrounds underrepresented in medicine. Stipend recipients are selected through a competitive application process. The Department of Neurology is participating in this program and more information can be obtained from the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Are you a student from outside the US? See the guidelines for international visiting students


Clerkship Contacts

Clerkship Director:

Tracey Cho, MD

Associate Clerkship Directors:

Lama Abdel Wahed, MD

Hannah Roeder, MD, MPH

Clerkship Coordinator:

Lucy Fasano