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Resources for Medical Students

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Once you are in medical school, you will be launched on a challenging and rewarding path. Learn now about elective opportunities in the fourth year, medical specialties, combined M.D./Ph.D. programs, research and training programs, and medically focused financial aid opportunities.

Fourth-year Electives

  • The National Institutes of Health offers a clinical electives program for third and fourth-year medical and dental students.
  • Fourth-year elective programs are offered in many medical schools and other institutions. The programs vary in focus, duration, location, etc. You can learn about the fourth-year electives by contacting each school for the programs it sponsors.

Medical Specialties

M.D./Ph.D. Programs

Financial Resources

Medical Student Associations and Societies