Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Senior Clerkship

Our Senior Clerkship Program is open to fourth year medical students and is designed to enhance students' understanding of the surgical principles involved in the treatment of orthopaedic conditions.

Four-Week Program

Students can complete the four week program at either Northwestern Memorial Hospital or the Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Clerks participate in the following activities:


The Feinberg School of Medicine has adopted the VSAS (Visiting Student Application Service) system for receiving and processing visiting student applications. Please check the Visiting Students page of the Feinberg Education site for the general application form.

Applications selected for rotations are scheduled on a first come priority basis.

MD Teaching Opportunities

Passionate teachers are critical to the success of Feinberg medical students. The Augusta Webster Office of Medical Education is looking for Feinberg faculty to inspire future leaders by teaching in our MD Program. We offer teaching formats and schedules that can accommodate your needs.