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Visiting Students

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

2020-2021 VSLO elective catalog is viewable only. We are not currently accepting visiting students due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back for future availability. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information on VSLO, visit or contact VSLO (202)478-9878.

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.

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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?

As many as the student's school will allow

Is a separate application needed for each elective request?


Are there any fees charged?


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 410-706-6603 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. Technical Standards

SOM Resources

Information for Accepted Visiting Students

Campus Resources

Exposure at UMB (needle stick, etc.) 


Tami VanDamme
685 W. Baltimore Street, Suite 152
Baltimore, MD 21201