Elective Rotations for Residents and Clinical Fellows: General Information

Our elective rotations offer residents or clinical fellows the opportunity to have direct experience in the care of patients enrolled in investigational protocols in the disciplines listed below. Participants in these elective rotations will have, in addition to patient care responsibilities, exposure to the design, conduct, and management of investigational protocols, including clinical trials.

Depending on the elective rotation of interest, certain eligibility requirements must be met. When reading descriptions of available electives, please consider that every rotation is unique. However, all residents are required to have their salary and benefits continued, and their malpractice/liability coverage provided by their home/sponsoring institution for the duration of the elective rotation. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Residency Electives Program does not offer either a housing or travel subsidy for selected participants.

Please Note: Applications MUST be submitted a minimum of 3 months in advance of the proposed elective rotation start date

Applicants are invited to apply online using the Resident Elective Program application form. For more information about specific rotations, please visit the links below:

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This page last updated on 10/13/2017

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