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Applying: Kaweah Health utilizes both VSLO (Visiting Student Learning Opportunities) to receive visiting student applications. All students (except those currently in their 3rd year and any International medical students) attending an LCME accredited U.S. Allopathic or Osteopathic medical school, will submit applications through VSLO. You can find our listing by searching Kaweah Delta in VSLO.

Affiliation Agreements: Kaweah Health has adopted the AAMC standard affiliation agreement. An approved affiliation agreement must be on file with Kaweah Health and the student's medical school. Agreements are good for 5 years. Details will be provided by the Medical Student Program Coordinator upon acceptance.

The following requirements are applicable to all students:


  • Application Processing Time: All students are given an initial 45 days to complete their entire application process unless a shorter time frame is approved based on the start date of the rotation. The GME office will notify all students via email about the processing time. VSLO students must accept the final offers within 1 weeks.
  • Health Insurance: Students are required to maintain health coverage from their primary medical school. Proof of insurance coverage will be required from any student who is not covered by their home school. VSLO applicants submit coverage online through VSLO.
  • Immunizations: Students will be asked to submit documentation of immunization data, including current TB and Flu Shot Vaccinations. VSLO applicants must have the completed AAMC immunization form uploaded into VSLO.
  • Current Letter of Good Standing: All students are to be in good academic standing with their home school. A formal letter of approval is required. Students must have passed a clear background check upon matriculation into medical school. VSLO applicants must have the completed letter uploaded into VSLO.
  • Malpractice Insurance: Students must provide proof of malpractice coverage with the home school. Minimum coverage is $1,000,000 per incident / $3,000,000 aggregate. Kaweah Health will verify malpractice insurance through VSLO.

Application/processing, and rotations fees may apply.

Cancellation: Students must notify the Office of Graduate Medical Education by phone (559) 624-6999 or email of cancelled rotation(s).

Welcome Orientation: All first time visiting students must complete an orientation on day one with the Office of Graduate Medical Education. Returning students will not need to repeat orientation. All students will be notified via email regarding orientation requirements. This email will also include important information pertaining to the first day of the rotation.

All inquiries should be directed to the Medical Student & Visiting Learner Program Coordinator at