Visiting Scholars Program

Thank you for your interest in the Visiting Scholars Program within the Department of Internal Medicine.  This program encompasses Visiting Students, Observers, Professional Trainees & Visiting Scientists.  Please refer to our institutional Visiting Scholars Program site for detailed information.


  • The minimum time for application review and processing required is 8-10 weeks. Security background checks and health compliance will be required as part of the application process.
  • There are 3 non-refundable fees involved in the application process (category dependent).  Please note payment of these fees is not a guarantee of acceptance, nor of providing any form of recommendation letter at the conclusion of the applicant’s time on campus.
  • Fees must be paid via separate Cashier’s Checks , Money Orders made out to UTHSC-H or wire transfer.

1) Department Fee: $1000

2) Division Fee: Varies – contact your faculty sponsor for this information if not listed below

Cardiology: $1000
Endocrinology: $1000
General Medicine: $1000
Gastroenterology: $2500
Geriatric Medicine & Hospice and Palliative Medicine: $1000
Hematology & Oncology: $1000
Infectious Disease: $1000
Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep: $1000
Renal: $1000
Rheumatology: $1000

3) Institutional Fee: Category dependent – please see Institutional Visiting Scholars Program site