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Application Process for International Students

The application process for International medical students must be coordinated through the Johns Hopkins Registrar's Office.  All visiting student inquiries should be directed to Susan Scott, Visiting Student Coordinaotr at  If you are an eligible student, the required application forms can be obtained from this website:

Please submit the completed forms by mail to: 

The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Office of the Registrar
Edward D. Miller Research Building, Suite 147
733 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD  21205

Also required for your application are the following documents which can be sent separately by email to the Neurosurgery Medical Training Programs Administrator (Jamie Hoffberger):

  1. An up to date Curriculum Vitae
  2. An up to date medical school transcript (in English or with English translation included)
  3. Two letters of recommendation from clinical faculty at your medical school, and one letter of recommendation from a JHMI faculty member with whom you did a research rotation (if applicable).

Please ensure that the dates for which you apply are definite.  Once accepted, date changes are difficult to accommodate and could result in rotation cancellation.

If you are accepted for a clinical elective, you will receive information about housing.  You will be required to purchase health insurance through the Johns Hopkins University.  Foreign or travel insurances are not acceptable.

Please understand that while Johns Hopkins is committed to teaching on a global scale, the number of international students we can accept for clinical electives is limited.

Please see the General Information webpage for more information.

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Pediatric Neurosurgery: 410-955-7337


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