COVID-19 Response 

Access our COVID-19 Response homepage, with more information and resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, including what to do if you’re experiencing symptoms.

Storm Watch

Baylor’s Emergency Response Team is carefully monitoring the progress of tropical storm Beta. The College plans to be open under normal business operations on Monday. View message. 

School of Medicine

Visiting Electives


To qualify for an elective rotation at Baylor College of Medicine you must meet the following requirements:

  • Elective must first be approved by Baylor clinical department
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Obtain rotators permit through Texas Medical Board (if they do not already have a Texas training permit)
  • Have Program Letter of Agreement between Baylor and your institution (must start this process at least three months in advance)
  • Pay elective fee
  • Complete Elective Paperwork
  • Elective Program Letter of Agreement Template

The below fees apply based on the date that the GME office is notified of the visiting resident elective.

  • Booked at least three months out from start date: $500
  • Booked within three months of start date: $750
  • Booked for June 1-July 31: $1,250
  • Exception: U.S. Military; no fee

Programs That Allow Electives


View our list to see which programs allow electives.