Clerkship Period Dates

2020-21 Clerkship Period Dates

This is the calendar according to which we schedule and organize clerkship electives at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

Summer Quarter
Application Acceptance Period: April 1 - April 30 
Visiting Students are Notified on 5/15/2020

Period 1 June 29 - July 19, 2020
Period 2 July 20 - August 9, 2020
Period 3 August 10 - August 30, 2020
Period 4 August 31 - September 20, 2020


Autumn Quarter

Application Acceptance Period: July 1 - July 31
Visiting Students are Notified on 8/15/2020

Period 5 September 21 - October 11, 2020
Period 6 October 12 - November 1, 2020
Period 7 November 2 - November 22, 2020
Period 8 November 23 - December 13, 2020


Holiday Break: December 14, 2020 - January 3, 2021

Winter Quarter
Application Acceptance Period: Oct 1 - Oct 31
Visiting Students are Notified on 11/15/2020

Period 9 January 4 - January 24, 2021
Period 10 January 25 - February 14, 2021
Period 11 February 15 - March 7, 2021
Period 12 March 8 - March 28, 2021


Spring Quarter

Application Acceptance Period: Jan 1 - Jan 31
Visiting Students are Notified on 2/14/2021

Period 13 March 29 - April 18, 2021
Period 14 April 19 - May 9, 2021
Period 15 May 10 - May 30, 2021
Period 16 May 31 - June 20, 2021


Summer Break

June 21 - June 27, 2021