Institution Information - Boston University School of Medicine

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Additional Application Requirements

Malpractice/Liability insurance 3 million per occurrence/3 million aggregate minimum required

All visiting students must have completed a criminal background check within 12 months of the requested elective start date.

Boston University requires all visiting students have current BLS or ACLS certification (must be current and in force during elective period requested)

OSHA certification must be within 12 months of the requested elective start date.

Students must have completed a Mask Fit Test.

Do not upload the above documents.  Your home school should complete this information on your online VSAS verification form.

Upload of student immunization records to VSAS application is required.  Student must use Boston University Immunization Form.

All students accepted for an elective must provide proof of having a flu vaccine within the 12 weeks prior to the start of their elective. (Please upload documentation)

We do not accept faxed, emailed or mailed documents.

The above requirements must be completed and verified on your VSAS application before it can be reviewed.

Note: Due to the high volume of requests we do not accept telephone or e-mail inquiries regarding the status of applications.

You will be notified via VSAS e-mail regarding the status of your application and or scheduling of electives.




Important Dates


VSAS Application Requirements

  •  Photograph
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Transcript
  •  Immunization Form

Institution Contact

Loretta Dyson
Program Coordinator
Office of the Registrar
A 414
72 East Concord Street
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 638-4160
(617) 638-4155