Table 2

Eligibility requirements for visiting medical student elective and clerkship programs at US and Puerto Rico allopathic medical schools (n = 73)a.

Requirement

No. (%) of Responses


Documentation of immunizations

67 (92)

Clinical experience, wk

62 (85)

<16

1 (2)

16-32

5 (7)

33-48

38 (52)

>48

13 (18)

Left item blank

5 (7)

Successful completion of the USMLE Step 1

37 (51)

Letter of recommendation

27 (37)

Medical school transcript

26 (36)


Abbreviation: USMLE, United States Medical Licensing Examination.

a Responses to question 16 in Additional file 1.

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