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Epidemiology Elective Program for Senior Medical and Veterinary Students

Eligibility and Application Information

Eligibility

You must be a

  • Medical or veterinary student in your 3rd year when you apply
  • Available for at least 6 weeks during your 4th year

Education

You must be enrolled in a school accredited by one of the following:

  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Veterinary Medical Association

Citizenship

You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

 

Program Timeline

Fall Semester (June–December)

February 8, 2016

Application period opens

March 30, 2016

Application deadline (11:59 p.m., ET)
Upload date for supporting documents

July 30, 2016

Selected applicants notified (Earlier if June or July date assigned)

June 2016

The program begins

Spring Semester (January–May)

February 8, 2016

Application period opens

May 30, 2016

Application deadline (11:59 p.m., ET)
Upload date for supporting documents

September 30, 2016

Selected applicants notified

January 2017

The program begins

 

Application Process

The application will open February 8, 2016.

The application will open January 15, 2016.

Apply Online

 

Supporting Documents

Supporting documents must be uploaded by the deadline.

 

Letters of Recommendation

 

Academic Endorsement

  • Download the Academic Endorsement ¬†[1 page, 28KB]
  • Have the form completed and signed by the student affairs office at your medical or veterinary school
  • Upload to the Epidemiology Elective Program online application by the deadline.

 

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

March 30

  • Deadline for submission of the online application (11:59 p.m., ET)
  • All supporting documents must be uploaded by this date

Spring Semester

May 30

  • Deadline for submission of the online application (11:59 p.m., ET)
  • All supporting documents must be uploaded by this date

 

 
Contact Us:
  • Epidemiology Elective
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Rd
    Atlanta, GA 30329-4027
  • 404-498-6152
    TTY: (888) 232-6348
  • EpiElective@cdc.gov
  • Page last reviewed: December 31, 2008
  • Page last updated: January 4, 2016
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