Visiting Medical Student Sub-internship

We welcome students from outside medical schools to spend a four-week rotation at our program.

Visiting allopathic or osteopathic students from other university programs within the United States are welcome to apply to take fourth-year clinical electives or sub-internships via the Visiting Student Application Service (VSAS).

The VSAS is an Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) application designed for medical students to apply for senior electives at U.S. medical schools and teaching hospitals. See the VSAS website to apply for an elective.

This opportunity is administered and overseen by the Office of Medical Education (OME).

Please see the following links for neurosurgical website you may find helpful:

Please note that the demand for educational experiences far exceeds our ability to accommodate them. We have, therefore, established a policy that will keep open visiting student opportunities for domestic students, and we will continue to meet our current exchange program obligations for foreign-trained students.


If you are not from Buffalo and need lodging during your rotation, please contact these locations for student housing at reduced rates:

Hampton Inn & Suites

220 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14202

Phone: (716) 855-2223
Fax: (716) 856-5221

Hilton Garden Inn Buffalo Downtown
10 Lafayette Square.
Buffalo, NY14203

Phone: (716) 848-1000
Fax: (716) 848-1001

For these hotels listed above, please make sure that you request the University Rate: SUNY@Buffalo, Dept. of Neurosurgery.

Moreland Guest House (B&B) – Buffalo

110 Moreland Street
Buffalo, NY 14206

Phone: (716) 893-1419, Alternate Phone: 1–866–568-6673


International Medical Graduates

According to the University at Buffalo Policy, International Medical Graduate (IMG’s) are not able to do clerkships, sub-internships, or rotations through any University-affiliated department.  


Our coordinator of medical student rotations and will be notified of your VSAS application status through the Office of Medical Education. If you have any questions or need further assistance setting up your rotation, please feel free to contact her.

Coordinator of Medical Student Rotations

Laci White.

Laci White

Academic Coordinator

Department of Neurosurgery

Buffalo General Medical Center, 100 High St. Suite B4, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 218-1000 x7354