Medical Student Electives
We welcome medical students for elective rotations in various divisions within our department. Our faculty and house staff are committed to teaching.
The application process for elective rotations varies depending on where you are currently enrolled:
- Students Currently Enrolled in Medical Schools in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico
- Students Currently Enrolled in Medical Schools in Other Countries
As part of our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, we offer a funded Minority Visiting Scholars Program for URiM students. Visit our Diversity Student Initiatives webpage for more information.
Pediatric Interest Group
The Pediatric Interest Group (PIG) is a student-run organization that fosters student interest in a career in the field of Pediatrics through educational and social activities. These activities include invited guest speakers and panel discussions on topics central to the medical and psychosocial needs of children, and Coffee Chat with Faculty. The group also helps plan the annual departmental Pediatric Research Day.
Medical Student Activities
Weill Cornell Medical College has a long history of community service amongst its student body, and a number of student organizations are active in ongoing projects. These organizations are administered by the Office of Student Affairs; Department of Pediatrics faculty members provide mentorship and guidance.
Active student-run community service/service-learning organizations involving children include the following: