Institution Information - Rush Medical College of Rush University Medical Center

Return to previous page

Additional Application Requirements

PLEASE NOTE: Because of the large volume of applications submitted to VSAS - The ranking of more than 10 electives will delay the processing of that application.

Required before application can be processed:

  • Completed AAMC Standardized Immunization form (immunizations must be current).
  • Proof of annual Flu immunization (rotations October - March).
  • Malpractice insurance in the amount of $1 million/$3 million

Prior Approval - Some departments require prior approval before any visiting student can be officially registered for and offered an elective position.  Please send email to for 2017-2018 academic calendar and List of prior approval elective contact persons. 

The following departments ONLY will accept students from Osteopathic Schools for elective rotations:

Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Orthopedic Surgery

Students interested in Orthopedic Surgery must be approved before submitting an application to VSAS (see link below).






Important Dates

VSAS Application Requirements

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

Institution Websites

Institution Contact

Gloria Watkins
Education Coordinator
Medical Student Programs
524 Armour
600 S. Paulina
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 000-0000
(000) 000-0000