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Additional Application Requirements

Thank you for your interest in the educational programs at Doctors Hospital!  This information is for the 2015-2016 catalog.

* ONLY COMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE PROCESSED- We will not contact students with incomplete applications.
* We will send a confirmation email upon receipt of your $50 fee.
* From July through December, there is a one rotation per student maximum.
* Once accepted, no rescheduling of electives is permitted.


- Completed VSAS application including: CV, photo, transcript, and school immunization report plus TB and flu shot records if not listed on school report
- All immunizations (TB and flu) must be current through the end of your rotation date. 
- PDF of your COMLEX report.


You must meet the COMLEX requirements listed below.  Please do not contact the program directors or administrators regarding rotations.  Disregard of this request may void your application. 

COMLEX Level 1 minimum score of 400 or higher
Emergency Medicine: EMS
Emergency Medicine: Research
Family Medicine
COMLEX Level 1 score of 450 or higher
COMLEX Level 1 score of 500 or higher
Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine: Ultrasound
General Surgery
General Internal Medicine
Trauma Critical Care
COMLEX Level 1 score of 525 or higher
Orthopedic Surgery


- $50 fee is to be paid after you receive notification of acceptance for a requested elective.
- The fee is non-refundable and must be received within two weeks (14 days) of the date on the notification of acceptance.
- If the fee is not received within two weeks (14 days) of the date on the acceptance notification, your offer will be dropped and your spot will be forfeited.
- Do not send the processing fee until you have been approved for the rotation.

No personal checks accepted.  The only form of payment accepted is a Money Order or Bank Cashier's Check made payable to OhioHealth and mailed to:

Paula Vasu
Dept. of Graduate Medical Education
Doctors Hospital
5100 W. Broad Street
Columbus OH 43228

Due to the high volume of requests we cannot accept telephone or email inquires regarding the status of applications.
You will be notified via VSAS email regarding the status of your application and/or scheduling of electives.
Only acceptances authorized through VSAS are considered confirmed.

Students are responsible for arranging their own housing and transportation.


If you can no longer attend an accepted elective rotation, you must notify the Medical Student Coordinator via email no later than 4 weeks prior to your start date. The Medical Student Coordinator will then notify the department that you cannot attend. No re-scheduling of electives is permitted. You must also decline the rotation in VSAS. If you fail to notify the Visiting Student Coordinator at least 4 weeks prior to your start date, Doctors Hospital will withdraw you from any future scheduled elective and your home school will be notified. The student is also no longer eligible to apply for rotations at Doctors Hospital.

This information is subject to change.
Last updated 2/13/15




Important Dates

VSAS Application Requirements

  •  Photograph
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Transcript
  •  Immunization Form

Institution Contact

Paula Vasu
Student Coordinator
Medical Education

5100 W. Broad
Columbus, OH 43228
(614) 544-2094
(614) 544-1751