UCLA Undergraduate Students Freshmen/Sophomores: Independent Study Course 99 Juniors/Seniors: Independent Study Course 199 Must be in good standing and have a 3.0 or above GPA http://www.ugresearchsci.ucla.edu/srpintro.htm
UCLA Medical Students First and Second year students - contact faculty directly to observe/shadow/conduct research Individual student shadowing which is not part of a DGSOM or Health System sponsored program is not permitted. Third year students – Neurosurgery participates in the Surgery Clerkship Course SU 019. Students may contact the Surgery Education Office at (310) 206-2567. Fourth Year students - eligible for Neurosurgery, Clinical Clerkship, NS462.01 and Neurocritical Care Clerkship, NS462.03
Clerkship - US MSIV and International Final Year Students Fourth Year US medical students and select, international students from universities with DGSOM reciprocal relationships are eligible to participate in the Neurosurgery Clinical Clerkship NS362.01. DGSOM participates in VSAS and accepts applications beginning in April for the following academic year. http://medschool.ucla.edu/current-visiting-students
Resident Rotators Residents from other accredited training programs are eligible to visit for a maximum of (90) ninety days. Their home institution must provide an Affiliation Agreement stating their continued coverage of salary, benefits, and malpractice insurance. The rotator must arrange travel and housing independently.
For further information contact: Colleen Bruton Neurosurgery Resident Program Administrator Tel: (310) 794-7362 Fax: (310) 267-2707 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
International Medical Graduates (IMG) international medical doctors Need a letter of invitation from a faculty member (email is acceptable) and will be processed via the UCLA Volunteer Office. Please direct IMG inquiries to Karen Volpicelli, Neurosurgery Department Office KVolpicelli@mednet.ucla.edu. Observers must complete UCLA HIPAA, Patient Confidentiality, Hepatitis Questionnaire, proof of TB test, and two forms of identification. There is an additional list of requirements for international visitors regarding visa requirements, et al. (Volunteer Office requires $150 processing fee for international visitors).
Non-UCLA US Undergraduate Students processed via the Neurosurgery Faculty Member's Office and the UCLA Health System Volunteer Office. The faculty member must provide a letter of invitation. (email is acceptable) and are Observers must complete UCLA HIPAA, Patient Confidentiality, Hepatitis Questionnaire, proof of TB test, and two forms of identification. Individual student shadowing which is not part of a DGSOM or Health System sponsored program is not permitted.
Conference Attendance Neurosurgery departmental visitors are welcome to attend Case Presentations, Neurosurgery 101 Lectures, Board Preparation Sessions, Journal Club, and Grand Round lectures.
Medical School Classroom Attendance The only persons allowed to attend lectures or laboratory sessions are properly registered medical students with the rare exception of individuals who have received written permission from the instructor to audit a course. (School of Medicine)
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