University of Southern California

International Electives

Students have the option of completing an international research or clinical elective for academic credit during their third or fourth year of medical school. It is strongly recommended that you not complete an elective abroad until after you have completed all of your required third-year rotations. Please go tot he following webpage for more information and feel free to contact Janella Godoy for more information.

The 4th year community medicine selectives/electives are designed to immerse the interested 4th year medical students into community health through a variety of experiences including patient contacts in a variety of community medicine venues, legislative opportunities, and working with members from a community medicine health care team.