Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Center for Global Health

Application Process

This page includes instructions for Feinberg medical students on how to apply for a global health education experience or rotation. 

It is highly recommended that you download the checklistwhich contains a more thorough timeline and list of required steps for FSM students who wish to participate in a clinical rotation or medical education program at both FSM affiliated as well as unaffiliated institutions at international sites.

Physical Therapy students, please see their Global Health website and use these instructions to complete the steps of the application process.  

Step 1: Submit online inquiry and schedule advising session

Step 2: Submit online application

Step 3: Visiting student application

Step 4: Placement notification from host institution

Step 5: Apply for funding

Step 6: Pre-departure preparation

Step 7: Evaluation and Assessment