Diversity: Visiting Student Clerkship/Scholarship

The Visiting Clerkship for Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM) offers fourth year medical students an opportunity to experience UPMC’s Department of Radiology and Residency Program. The program goal is to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the Radiology Program at UPMC. Please click the link to see the full information.

In this four-week program, students will:
  • Rotate through subspecialities like Diagnostic radiology, Interventional radiology, and the Emergency Radiology Division.
  • Work one on one with faculty and residents/ fellows in each service and receive an immersive experience reviewing cases and participating in radiology procedures.
  • Attend lectures and conferences to supplement hands-on experience.
  • Explore current projects with 3D printing and artificial intelligence within the department.
  • Have an opportunity for networking and mentorship to prepare for interviews.
  • Receive stipend for travel and living expenses.

Program Eligibility

  • Must be a fourth-year medical student in good academic standing from any U.S. accredited medical school or U.S. territories medical school
  • The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) defined in Underrepresented in Medicine Application Requirements

Visiting Student Learning Opportunity application

  • UPMC Department of Radiology Visiting Clerkship application
  • Medical school transcript
  • CV
  • Passing USMLE Step 1 / COMLEX 1 Score
  • Personal statement
  • One letter of recommendation

Steps To Apply

  1. Register for VSLO (How to Use the VSLO Application Service | Students & Residents (aamc.org))
  2. Apply for Radiology Rotation on VSLO: VSLO info: RAD 5422 Advanced Radiology.
  3. After applying on VSLO, send an email to uradulc@upmc.edu to get secondary application for stipend.