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Visiting Students

Only 4th year applicants in good standing from an allopathic or osteopathic medical school located within the United States and accredited by the Committee on Medical Education Accreditation (LCME) will be accepted; no exceptions.

The 2022-2023 VSLO elective catalog is now live. Applications are now being accepted. We will be accepting in-person visiting students from July 4th - April 21st, 2023. For more information on VSLO, visit AAMC/VSLO or contact VSLO (202)478-9878.

*All students are required to upload proof of full Covid19 vaccination and proof of Covid19 booster.

Malpractice coverage MUST extend up to or beyond the end date of last rotation applied for.

OSHA Universal Precautions Speak to your home school for information/renewal. Expiration date must cover entire rotation. Upload completion/expiration date document.

Upload all docs as PDF or JPG

FAQs

Who is the contact for application questions?

Tami VanDamme

What is the duration of each extramural elective?

Minimum of four weeks

How many extramural electives will a visiting student be allowed to arrange?

One per student per specialty

Is a separate application needed for each elective request?

Yes

Are there any fees charged?

No

If a departmental coordinator gives a visiting student a verbal approval, is it necessary to complete an application through VSLO?

Yes. All applications MUST be processed via VSLO.

Is housing provided?

UMB Housing 

How are parking arrangements made?

Contact Parking and Transportation Services 410-706-5518 or contact the elective department coordinator.

Are there options for off-rotations if a schedule does not match elective dates in the catalog?

Off-rotations are up to the actual elective department.

If I have special needs, will I be accommodated?

Yes.

SOM Resources

Information for Accepted Visiting Students

Campus Resources

Housing
Exposure at UMB (needle stick, etc.) 

Contact

Tami VanDamme
685 W. Baltimore Street, Suite 152
Baltimore, MD 21201
tvandamme@som.umaryland.edu