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To apply for an externship position, please log onto the Visiting Students Application Service (VSAS). If your school does not participate in VSAS, unfortunately we are unable to accommodate you at this time. For the 630D clerkship, medical students are required to complete this online form.

Our Emergency Medicine rotation is in high demand at the beginning of the academic year (May to October). We encourage you to contact us at least three (3) months prior to your preferred start date because our clerkship tends to fill up far in advance.

630D Clerkship Rotation Blocks & Application Deadlines

Rotation date Application Deadline
May 23 – June 19, 2022 April 20, 2022
June 20 – July 17, 2022 May 4, 2022
July 18 – August 14, 2022 June 1, 2022
August 15 – September 11, 2022 July 6, 2022
September 12 – October 9, 2022 August 3, 2022

Please do not hesitate to contact our Director, Dr. Gabriel Sudario (, at any time for possible openings due to cancellations. Please note that between May and October, we generally only accept students who are planning to apply to our emergency medicine residency program. 

To apply:

U.S. Applicants

  • Apply to the UC Irvine School of Medicine's Student Affairs office using the AAMC's VSAS.
  • Students who wish to rotate between May and October are required to enter your information using this form:
    • Your top three preferred start dates (in order of preference). 
    • Your curriculum vitae, including your USMLE Step 1 score and Core Clerkship grades.
    • The letter of intent to rotate at UCI ED.
    • The name and email address of your EM faculty advisor/mentor, or a faculty mentor who knows your career choice and can verify your goals and plans.

International Applicants

International students must be enrolled in a medical school that has a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the UC Irvine School of Medicine. Send your application to our Medical Education Office (