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Oklahoma State University

Visiting Medical Students



OSU Medical Center is one the nation’s largest osteopathic teaching facility. It is home to 11 residency programs and nine fellowship programs.

Elective rotations are available to medical students meeting the minimum requirements in the following programs:

  • Pediatrics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Psychiatry
  • OB/GYN
  • Surgery
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Orthopedic Surgecy

Application Process 

Students must complete the Visiting Student Application for Elective Rotation. Any applications received before these dates will not be considered. All required documentation must be submitted before a student’s application can be considered complete.

Rural Medical Track students Applications accepted after: January 5 Application
OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students Applications accepted after: January 16 Application
Out-of-state students Applications accepted after: February 1 Application

Each individual department may require additional documentation to apply for a rotation, as well as minimum core competencies that must be met to be approved. Once the application is complete, it will be reviewed by the Office of Clinical Education and either approved or denied based on minimum requirements set by each program. The student will be contacted by email with the scheduled dates of his/her rotation, or with an explanation of why their application was denied. 

Applicants must have completed compliance training in the following areas:

  • Universal Precautions/BBP
  • TB skin test
  • Mask fitting

Applicants must provide a letter of good standing from their school with the following information:

  • Student’s name and classification
  • Declaration of good standing
  • Expected date of graduation
  • Declaration of ACLS/BLS certification
  • Authorization to take requested elective
  • Student will be given credit for requested elective
  • Student requirement for personal health insurance
  • Student completion of HIPAA, BBP and mask fit training

Applicants also need to submit the following documentation with their applications:

  • Letter of good standing (as described above)
  • Current CV and photo
  • Immunization verification form
  • Background check report
  • Certificate of malpractice liability coverage
  • Proof of health insurance coverage
  • 10 panel drug screen report
  • HIPAA/BBP training certificates 

Elective Rotation Minimum Requirements

Affiliation Agreement

In order for a student to rotate at OSU Medical Center, an affiliation agreement needs to be in place between the OSU Medical Center and the student’s University. To begin the agreement process, please have your school official contact our office.

The cost of your rotation will depend on the terms agreed upon in the affiliation agreement between OSU Center for Health Sciences and your school.


Housing is not provided during Elective Rotations. You can view a list of hotels at Visit Tulsa.

Questions? Contact Us

Melissa Goodell:

Carol Holly: