Institution Information - Emory University School of Medicine

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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 Personal Statement/Letter of Intent - ONLY if applying to the following: Emergency Medicine - MD-915, Ophthalmology , Neurology, Dermatology & Psychiatry electives -  NOTE: 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)
  3. Release applications

Additional Info

  1. The rotation start and end dates are fixed and cannot be changed.
  2. Offers sent 2 months before Start Date for most electives!
  3. Due to the high volume of inquiries, all application correspondence/notifications will occur via VSAS.
  4. Failure to submit the registration fee prior to elective start date will result in withdrawal of offer.
  5. Attendance to day 1 Orientation and last day Exit Interview are required to receive a grade.
  6. You must notify Michele Rutherford directly if cancelling/dropping your elective rotation!




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