Institution Information - Boston University Sch of Med

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Additional Application Requirements

Malpractice/Liability insurance 3 million per occurrence/3 million aggregate minimum is required.
Effective September 1, 2015: visiting students must provide proof of coverage by their home institutions Commercial General Public Liability policy with a minimum required 1 million per occurrence/3 million aggregate

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

BLS or ACLS certification required (must be current and in force during elective period requested)

OSHA (Safety & Infection Prevention Training) certification must be within 12 months of the requested elective start date.

Student must have completed a Mask Fit Test. (student must bring hard copy proof with them)

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

Please note: Visiting students will be required to comply with any additional testing or immunization required by Boston Medical Center.

All students scheduled for an elective between 9/25/17-5/13/18 must provide proof of having a flu vaccine prior to the start of their elective. (Please upload documentation)

We do not accept faxed, emailed or mailed documents.

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.  All notifications will be made via VSAS e-mail.




Important Dates

VSAS Application Requirements

  •  Photograph
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Transcript
  •  AAMC Standardized 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