Institution Information - Emory University School of Medicine

Return to previous page

Additional Application Requirements

Student Responsibilities:
  • Upload a Photograph
  • Upload CV
  • Upload AAMC Standardized Immunization Form - this is the only form Emory will accept! 
  • Upload the Visiting Student Registration Information form - go to the following link for this form.
  • Upload your USMLE Step 1 Score Report or Comlex Score Report (both if applicable) Score Requirements are NOT negotiable!
  • Upload your current background check report - a copy of the report must be uploaded!
  • Upload current drug screening report (if not uploaded to application, you may be asked to provide a copy upon an offer in order to be placed)
  • Upload a Personal Statement/Letter of Intent is required for certain electives/departments.  ONLY if applying to the following: Emergency Medicine - MD-915, Ophthalmology , Neurology, Dermatology & Psychiatry electives -  NOTE: This is not required for all electives.

Please Note:  Do Not email Program Coordinators or Directors with questions about the application process!! 

Home School Responsibilities:

  1. Upload the most current copy of students' Transcripts
  2. Verify applications (via VSAS) by acknowledging that students, amongst other requirements:
        - are in good academic standing,
        - have received OSHA and HIPPA training,
        - are certified in BLS or ACLS,
        - have completed a Mask Fit Test,
        - will be covered by malpractice insurance of at least $1,000,000/incident; $3,000,000/aggregate,
        - hold personal insurance,
        - have Senior standing,
        - have a passing score on USMLE Step 1 (MD Students) or COMLEX Level 1 (DO Students) (score report is required)
  3. Release applications

Additional Info

  1. The rotation start and end dates are fixed and cannot be changed.
  2. Due to the high volume of inquiries, all application correspondence/notifications will occur via VSAS.
  3. Failure to submit the registration fee prior to elective start date could result in withdrawal of offer.  6/27/2016 - fee increased to $225 per rotation.
  4. Attendance to day 1 orientation and last day exit interview sessions are required to receive a grade.




Important Dates

VSAS Application Requirements

  •  Photograph
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Transcript
  •  AAMC Standardized Immunization Form

Institution Contact

Michele Rutherford
Academic Electives Program Coordinator
Office of Clinical Education
Suite 102
49 Jesse Hill Jr Dr SE
Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 778-1371
(404) 778-1370