This two- to four-week elective provides clinical experience for medical students in their third or fourth years of medical school. During the elective, students will rotate through these programs and services in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, located on a Johns Hopkins medical campus in Baltimore, Maryland:
Provides regular physician house calls as well as nursing services and rehabilitative therapy for local home-bound patients
Hopkins ElderPlus PACE
Provides a full array of services including comprehensive care, day care, and in-home services
Specialty Hospital Programs
Long-term care at all levels of care, including comprehensive (skilled) nursing beds and chronic hospital beds.
In addition, students will work at the Beacham Center for Geriatric Medicine, an outpatient primary care practice that includes specialty clinics in osteoporosis clinic, continence, and geriatric assessment.
Clinical electives are available to Johns Hopkins School of Medicine students or those who are attending either an LCME-approved school or schools with which Johns Hopkins has a formal affiliation.
Visiting students must apply for these electives through the School of Medicine Registrar’s Office.
Clinical electives are available to medical students who are attending either an LCME-approved school or schools with which Johns Hopkins has a formal affiliation.
Research experiences are offered on a limited basis to U.S. and internationally trained medical students.
The Johns Hopkins Visiting Student Policy page outlines all the necessary requirements and provides more information. Links to clinical and research applications are also available on that page.
Application for visiting students
Visiting students must apply for the electives. To apply, contact the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s Registrar’s Office:
Location: 733 North Broadway
Edward D. Miller Research Building
Baltimore, MD 21205
Transcripts and a letter of recommendation are required. Completed applications are forwarded to the department in which the student wishes to work. The registrar will notify the student of action taken and arrange for housing, visa, etc.