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Additional Application Requirements


ALL VISITING STUDENTS MUST HAVE

1. A letter of good standing from your institution (LCME Accredited and/or Equivalent programs only)    
    a. This should include proof of HIPPA and OSHA training

2. A Letter of recommendation
    a.
Specifically recommending you for the elective rotation you are applying

3. An official
transcript of the students clinical performance to date

4. A current CV and/or narrative provided by the student detailing the level of responsibility and breadth of experience in regards to the students desired clinical rotation

5. Proof of Student Malpractice Liability Insurance in the amounts of $2,300,000 INDIVIDUAL / $6,900,000 AGGREGATE (subject to Virginia minimun requirements)

6. Proof of your own Personal Health Insurance Coverage

7. Up to date immunizations (AAMC Standardized Form)

8. Proof of passing USMLE Step 1 (MD students), or COMLEX (DO students)

9.  Photograph

Availability

  • Does the institution accept MD students for elective opportunities?
    • YES
  • What is the maximum number of weeks MD students can take electives?
    • 4
  • Does the institution accept DO students for elective opportunities?
    • YES
  • What is the maximum number of weeks DO students can take electives?
    • 4

Fees

  • Does this institution charge processing fees to MD students?
    • YES, $100 upon approval of rotation
  • Does this institution charge processing fees to DO students?
    • YES, $100 upon approval of rotation
  • Is the processing fee charged per elective?
    • YES
  • Is there a tuition fee?
    • NO
  • Is tuition charged per elective?
    • NO
  • Are additional fees applicable after completion of an initial elective period?
    • NO
  • Is there an additional required fee for host institution health plan?
    • NO

Other

  • Amount of Malpractice Required for Visiting Students
    • YES, $2,500,000 Million INDIVIDUAL / $7,000,000 Million AGGREGATE
  • Does host institution provide a malpractice insurance policy?
    • NO
  • Is the malpractice insurance fee charged per elective?
    • NO
  • Does the institution charge a fee for a new criminal background check for each visiting student?
    • NO

Important Dates

VSAS Application Requirements

  •  Photograph
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Transcript
  •  Host's Immunization Form

Institution Contact

Molly Hobbs
Academic Registrar
Undergraduate Med. Ed.

3300 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042


molly.hobbs@inova.org
(703) 776-6699
(703) 776-2114

Additional Application Requirements

VCU School of Medicine Visiting Student Application Requirements

In addition to completion of the VSAS application, the following is required:
  
  • IN THE NEAR FUTURE WE WILL NEED AN AFFILIATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN EACH VISITING STUDENT MEDICAL SCHOOL (WILL POST IT ONCE WE HAVE IT READY)
  • All Visiting Medical Students will need to come for our time period dates starting for the academic year 2018-2019.
  • Photograph
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Documentation of passing score on USMLE Step 1 or COMLEX Exam (no exceptions)
  • Proof of HIPAA training
  • Proof of your own Personal Health Insurance Coverage
  • Proof of malpractice coverage
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty members from the M3 year
  • An official transcript of the students clinical performance to date
  • Completion of the VCU Student Health Immunization Form:  https://students.vcu.edu/health/  (you will click on Immunizations; then click on Required Immunizations; then click on Forms & Documents ; & then click on VCU Health Sciences Certificate of Immunizations - required immunizations are listed on the form) - For TB Testing REQUIREMENT by our Hospital Employee Health that a ppd skin test NEEDS to be done 30 days before you start elective here at Virginia Commonwealth Medical Center (No Exceptions).
Immunization forms must be approved by VCU Student Health prior to the start of the elective. 

Because VCU School of Medicine does not provide evaluation forms for visiting students, an evaluation form (if required) from the visiting student's home school should be provided to the address below either through mail or electronically:

Nancy Jackson, Electives Coordinator
Electives Office
1201 East Marshall Street
McGlothlin Medical Education Bldg., 4th Floor, Rm. #4-217
VCU School of Medicine, PO Box 980565
Richmond, VA 23298-0565
E-mail: nancy.jackson@vcuhealth.org

In order to establish the visiting student in the VCU Health Human Resources system, the student must provide their social security number to Ms. Jackson prior to arrival.  She may be contacted at the address above or 804.828.9784.

Availability

  • Does the institution accept MD students for elective opportunities?
    • YES
  • What is the maximum number of weeks MD students can take electives?
    • 4
  • Does the institution accept DO students for elective opportunities?
    • YES
  • What is the maximum number of weeks DO students can take electives?
    • 4

Fees

  • Does this institution charge processing fees to MD students?
    • YES, $100.00
  • Does this institution charge processing fees to DO students?
    • YES, $100.00
  • Is the processing fee charged per elective?
    • NO
  • Is there a tuition fee?
    • NO
  • Is tuition charged per elective?
    • NO
  • Are additional fees applicable after completion of an initial elective period?
    • NO
  • Is there an additional required fee for host institution health plan?
    • NO

Other

  • Amount of Malpractice Required for Visiting Students
    • NO
  • Does host institution provide a malpractice insurance policy?
    • NO
  • Is the malpractice insurance fee charged per elective?
    • NO
  • Does the institution charge a fee for a new criminal background check for each visiting student?
    • NO

Important Dates

VSAS Application Requirements

  •  Photograph
  •  Curriculum Vitae
  •  Transcript
  •  Host's Immunization Form

Institution Contact

Nancy Jackson
Electives Coordinator
Electives Office
MMEC 4-217
1201 East Marshall Street
Richmond, VA 23298


nancy.jackson@vcuhealth.org
(804) 828-9784
(804) 828-5115