Elective Attachment

Kindly note that 2024 student intake is now full. 

Elective attachment for overseas medical students

We accept a limited number of medical students outside Hong Kong for elective attachment in our department.


  1. To learn imaging and interpretation of common and emergency disorders by case-based tutorials.
  2. To provide exposure to various specialty fields in radiology
  3. To understand the role of the radiologist in the diagnosis of disease and management of patients.

Medical students must be in their final year at the time of attachment to better integrate them into the available teaching activities.
The student must secure a student visa, if applicable. He/she must arrange his/her own accommodations and must have medical / health insurance covering the attachment period.

The maximum period approved will be four weeks within the academic year (June to March, with a “black out” period in April and May). The elective attachment will comprise of a week-long tutorial under the Radiology teaching programme, and the student may elect for additional clinical attachment of up to 3 weeks.

Please course applcations through CUHK’s online platform.